Obituary for Olaf Carlson
30 April, 1879 - 9 May, 1959
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Monday, 11 May, 1959
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Services for Olaf
Carlson, 80, of Parma who died Saturday at his home, will be
conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Peckham-Dakan-Davis
Chapel in Parma. The Rev. John Briehl of Nyssa will
officiate. Interment will be in the Roswell cemetery.
Friends may call at the Chapel in Parma tonight and
until the hour of service on Tuesday.
Mr. Carlson was born April 30, 1879, in Sweden and came
to the United States in 1906 and settled at Joseph, Ore.,
where he was a carpenter and farmer.
He married Emma Roup on Feb. 6, 1919 at Joseph.
They moved to Roswell in 1921 where he farmed until his
retirement in 1949 and then moved into Parma.
He was a veteran of World War (I), a member of the
Lutheran Church and the AF&AM Lodge at Joseph, Ore.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Emma Carlson, Parma;
a son, Dorris Carlson, Portland, Ore.; four
grandchildren; a sister in Sweden.
A son, Lorris (Swede) Carlson, died April 22 of this
year in an automobile accident near Burns, Ore.
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