|Dale L. (Swede) Carlson|
|Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home|
Dale L. (Swede) Carlson, 86, of Herington, died Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012, at McPherson. He was born on March 3rd, 1926, at Herington, the son of Fred A. and Jennie M. (Peterson) Carlson.
Funeral Service will be at 10:00AM Monday, October 8th, 2012, at the St. John Lutheran Church, Lincolnville, with Rev. Alan Stahlacker officiating.
Burial will follow at the Lost Springs Cemetery, with Military Honors.
Friends may call from 2pm to 7pm, Sunday at the Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home & Crematory, Herington Chapel; and where a Prayer Service will be held at 7pm Sunday, October 7th.
Pallbearers will be his grandsons (Aaron Carlson, Christopher Carlson, Greg Carlson, Jeff Carlson, Jon Carlson, Nicholas Carlson, & Andy Nading).
Mr. Carlson was a part owner and operator with Frank Jones Oil Company, stationed in McPherson for many years. He was a member of the St. Johns Lutheran Church, Lincolnville.
He grew up in Lost Springs and graduated from Lost Springs High School with the class of 1944. After high school he went into the U.S. Navy, and served in the Pacific Theater of Action during World War II, as a Seaman First Class, serving on the USS ONeill and the USS Rigel.
He married Delores E Miltz, on September 19, 1949, in Topeka; she is preceded in death on November 29, 1996.
He is also preceded in death by an infant son Ronald Craig Carlson; and his two (2) brothers: Walt Carlson & Harold Carlson.
He is survived by:
Four (4) sons: Kenneth Carlson of Hillsboro
Michael Carlson of Hillsboro
Robert (Bob) Carlson (Brenda)of McPherson
Kevin Carlson (Roxanna) of McPherson
Memorials to the St. Johns Lutheran Church of Lincolnville; and may be sent in care of the Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home & Crematory, Herington Chapel, 404 S. Broadway, Herington, KS, 67449-3038.
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