Carlson, Joyce Elaine (Borsvold) (1930-2009)

Joyce Carlson, 79, of Pierz, MN, formerly Warren, MN, passed away Monday morning, August 31, 2009 at Lakewood Health Systems in Staples, MN.

Joyce Elaine Carlson was born on July 27, 1930 in rural Kennedy, MN, the daughter of Clarence and Mabel (Wikstrom) Borsvold. She was raised in the Strandquist MN area and graduated from Strandquist High School. On October 20, 1948, she married Clarence “Toby” Carlson. They made their home in Strandquist and Kennedy, MN before moving to Warren in 1959. Joyce was a bookkeeper at Massey Fergusson, Montgomery ward and D and S Auto Supply before working as a clerk at Warren Hardware, Hardware Hank, and the Warren Elementary School. Toby died on February 20, 1999. In 2006, she moved to Little Falls, MN and shortly after to Pierz.

She was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Warren. She helped with the worship committee and was the financial secretary.

Left to mourn her passing are two children, Sandra Dux of Detroit Lakes, MN and Lynnae (Dan) Gilder of Little Falls, MN; six grandchildren, Jason (Angie) Gilder, Jeff (Amanda) Gilder, Joni (Dewayne) Rone, Ronda Dux, Peter Dux, Sara (Dan) Dockter; six great-grandchildren, Alex, Blake, Brady, Samuel, Parker and Aliya; brother, Gordon (Beverly) Borsvold of Strandquist, MN; sister, Dorothy (Chuck) Bruce of LaPeer, MI and several nieces and nephews

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son-in-law, Kevin Dux; great-granddaughter, Lily Dockter; sister, Carol Dick and infant brother.

DuBore Funeral Home

[Interred Greenwood cemetery]

Transcribed by:  Cheryl Srnsky