M: Kay I. Jiracek
FN: Unknown Carlson
Children of Gordon Carlson and Kay Jiracek:
1. Jan Carlson
M: Rob Sobolik
Children of Rob Sobolik and Jan Carlson:
1. Jacob Sobolik
2. Jill Carlson
M: Vern Lysford
Children of Vern Lysford and Jill Carlson:
1. Megan Lysford
2. Garrett Lysford
3. Joan Carlson
B: Greg Gottsman
Children of Greg Gottsman and Joan Carlson:
1. Andrew Gottsman
2. Kylie Gottsman
4. Jacquie Carlson
M: Tim Schulte
Children of Tim Schulte and Jacquie Carlson:
1. Taylor Schulte
2. Toree Schulte
5. Eric Carlson
Kittson County Enterprise Obituary
Moorhead, Minn. - Kay I. Carlson, 64, died Tuesday, May 20, 2003 at MeritCare Hospital due to complications from cancer.
Kay was born Sept. 12, 1938, daughter of Charles and Viola (Mulenhaupt) Jiracek, in Milwaukee, Wis.
She attended high school in Richfield, graduating in 1956. On Feb. 14, 1959, she married Gordon Carlson in Richfield.
Kay was a homemaker dedicated to her children and her family. She was also active in the community.
During her life, she moved various times, living in Barnesville, after she and Gordon were married, St. Petersburg, Fla. in 1964, Ann Arbor, Mich. in 1968, Ft. Wayne, Ind. in 1972, Hallock, in 1975, and finally retiring to Moorhead, in January, 1995.
Kay was preceded in death by her parents and one granddaughter, Melanie Lysford.
Kay is survived by her husband, Gordon Carlson Moorhead; four daughters, Jan (Rob) Sobolik Moorhead, Jill (Vern) Lysford, Wahpeton, Joan (Greg) Gottsman, Maple Grove, and Jacquie (Tim) Schulte, Wahpeton; one son, Eric Carlson, Moorhead; seven grandchildren, Jacob Sobolik, Megan and Garrett Lysford, Andrew and Kylie Gottsman, and Taylor and Toree Schulte; and one aunt, Dorothy Jiracek of Lacross, Wis.
Memorial Service was held Friday, May 23, 2003, 2 p.m., in Olivet Lutheran Church, Fargo.