MILO P. CARLSON

Milo P. Carlson, age 82, of Woodville, Wisconsin died Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at Park View Home in Woodville.

Milo loved Woodville and lived and worked there his whole life. He was born January 24, 1930 in Woodville, the son of Arnold and Rena (Moen) Carlson. He was baptized and confirmed in Woodville at Zion Lutheran Church. He attended school at Woodville and graduated from Woodville High School in 1947. Milo worked at Citizens State Bank in Woodville for 37 years and served as Vice President. After leaving the bank he owned the Woodville Insurance Agency for about 8 years before retiring. He was active in many activities in Woodville including church, the Syttende Mai Celebration, Lions Club, and the Woodville Legion Post 301.

After high school, Milo entered the U.S. Army and served during the Korean Conflict. On January 17, 1953 he married Elaine Schram at Christ Lutheran Church in Menomonie. They lived in Woodville where they raised their 3 children. Milo enjoyed golfing, fishing and bowling. You could often find him playing a game of Hooligan with his friends somewhere in Woodville.

He was preceded in death by his parents Arnold and Rena.

Survivors include his wife Elaine of Woodville; 2 sons and 1 daughter: Tom Carlson of Redington Shores, Florida; Katie Steele of Menomonie; and Pete (Lisa) Carlson of Osceola; 6 grandchildren: Ryan Carlson, Paul, Lindsey, and Amber Steele and Emily and Haakon Carlson; many other relatives and friends.

Funeral service was on Friday, September 21, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, Woodville with Rev. Keith Anderson officiating. Special music was provided by pianist Judy Albrightson, organist Judy Veenendaal and vocalist Elizabeth Leon.

Visitation on Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Woodville and also one hour prior to the service at church on Friday. Bearers were Chad Carlson, Andrew Carlson, Ryan Carlson, Paul Steele, Dennis Mathison, and Tom Martini. Burial was In Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Woodville, Wisconsin. Military honors were provided by the Woodville American Legion Post 301.

Keehr Funeral Home, Spring Valley (www.keehrfuneralhome.com) handled arrangements.