Former farmer Kendall Laurin Carlson, 85, of Assaria, died May 5.
He was born June 6, 1931, to Herbin and Freda Carlson at Salina. After moving to Salina from the family farm because of the opening of Camp
Phillips, Carlson graduated from Salina High School. The family moved back to the farm after Camp Phillips closed. Carlson continued farming until his retirement.
He also served in the Army in Korea. He married Mary E. Hooker of Winona on Nov. 20, 1960.
He is survived by his wife, Mary; daughter, Lynn Just of Marion; son, Dan Carlson of Falun; five grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
A funeral service was at 10:30 a.m. today at Falun Lutheran Church.
A memorial has been established for Falun Lutheran Church.