Vivian Carlson

Obituary of Vivian Louise Carlson

Vivian Louise Carlson

(April 29, 1929 - November 19, 2023)


Vivian Louise Carlson was born to Carl and Mamie Peterson on April 29, 1929, in her grandparent’s home near Metiskow, AB. When she was 12 the family moved south of Camrose. Vivian graduated from the U of A with a teaching certificate in 1948.

On August 16, 1951, she married Edward Carlson. They established a mixed farm operation near Meeting Creek. She also taught in many different schools. This union was blessed with six children. They lived in the Meeting Creek area until 1992 when they moved to Camrose.

Vivian enjoyed gardening, teaching, camping, travelling, games, sports and time with her family. At a young age Vivian accepted the Lord as her Saviour. She had an unwavering faith in Jesus Christ and would share this faith throughout her life’s journey. On November 19, 2023, Vivian was called home to be with her Lord. She passed away peacefully with family by her side at the age of 94.

Vivian is survived by her children Arlene (Lloyd) Lidberg of Bashaw, Bruce (Barb) Carlson of Meeting Creek, Isla (Rick) Boden of Meeting Creek, Fay (Dean) Bjorge of Meeting Creek, Carol (Don) Hellekson of Holden, and Roy (Kelly) Carlson of Meeting Creek; grandchildren Lori (Gregg) Pearson, Kara Clowes, Charlotte (Kevin) Mathieu, Debbie (Jason) Schultz, David (Cristy) Lidberg, Lisa (Landon) Folz, Warren (Kim) Carlson, Craig (Erica) Carlson, Reana (Rob) Lundstrom, Angela (Tyler) Hunter, Janet (Cody) Hozack, Robert (Julie) Bjorge, Greg (Joni) Bjorge, Bryan (Sady) Bjorge, Troy (Erika) Hellekson, Russell (Selina) Hellekson, Landon (Delanie) Hellekson and Mark Carlson; fifty-three great-grandchildren; brother Dennis (Ardis) Peterson; brother-in-law Hugh Dennis; sisters-in-Law Pat (Roy) Peterson and Marge Carlson; and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Vivian was predeceased by her husband Edward Carlson; granddaughter Rhonda Bjorge; parents Carl and Mamie Peterson; brother Gordon Peterson; and sisters Doris Dennis and Lorraine Dennis. 

A Funeral Service was held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, November 27, 2023 from the CityLights Church, 4920 48 Street Camrose officiated Pastor Mark Arnold. The service was livestreamed and the recording can be viewed at the following link: CityLights Church . 

If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions in Vivian's memory may be made to Meeting Creek Church, Meeting Creek Cemetery or to Living Springs Bible Camp.


Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Monday, November 27, 2023
CityLights Church
4920 48 Street
Camrose, Alberta, Canada
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