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Murriel A. Carlson


Murriel A. Carlson, age 85, died on Dec. 10, 2012, at Excelsior Place in Baxter.

She was born on Jan. 12, 1927, in Garvin, Minn., to Alphie and Frances (Cruickshank) Colburn. She married Milton Carlson on May 19, 1951.


Murriel made wedding cakes for over 33 years.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Milton in 1989; and her son, Duane, in 2012.

Murriel will be deeply missed by son, Doug (Gwen), of Cold Spring; granddaughters, Andrea (Joel) Nelson, of Burnsville, and Corinne Carlson, of St. Cloud; sister, Eileen Jaspersen, of Marshall.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at Park United Methodist Church in Brainerd. Visitation will be on Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home and also on Friday from 10-11 a.m. at the church.

Interment will be at Baxter Cemetery.

Family being served by Halvorson-Johnson Funeral & Cremation Care

Brainerd, 218-829-3581