Mary E. Carlson - Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel

November 26, 1928 - May 13, 2023

Mary E. Carlson, age 94, formerly of Richfield. Passed away on May 13 with her family at her side.

Preceded in death by parents, William and Bertha Born and husband Bertyl (Bert).

Survived by her daughter, Mary Lou (Reed) Erickson and son, David Carlson; grandchildren, Chris (Megan) Erickson, Adam (Jenny) Erickson, Brett (Leah) Erickson, Aaron (Lisa) Carlson, Bradley (Jamie) Carlson and Erika Carlson; great-grandchildren, Liam, Wyatt, Aleeann, Zachary and Owen Carlson, & Camden and Rhys Erickson; sister, Carol Helmer; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

Many thanks to all of you for your loving attention and thoughtfulness. We appreciate all the phone calls, cards and other things so many of you did to support her. Thank you to the staff at Arbors of Ridges for the loving care she received.

Memorials may be directed to the American Heart Association or to the donor's choice.


  1. Todd Moen says:

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to your entire family as you deal with your loss. Please know that we care.

    Todd and Karin Moen

  2. Burt Rovner says:

    Andrea and I are very sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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