Karine Rose Carlson
02/16/1937 - 07/30/2019
Karine Rose Carlson, 82, of Nashwauk died Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at the Grand Village Lodge in Grand Rapids, MN.
She was born February 16, 1937 in Hibbing to William and Grace (Ferraro) Carlson. She was a lifelong resident of Nashwauk. She and David Carlson were united in marriage on August 22, 1959. She graduated from Nashwauk High School in 1955, and the University of Minnesota in 1959, with a degree in Elementary Education. She taught school in Minneapolis her first year out of college. In 1970 she began a 23-year career as kindergarten teacher at Nashwauk-Keewatin Elementary School. She was a lifelong member of Nashwauk Lutheran Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and brother-in-law, Michael Carlson.
She is survived by her children, Terri Anick, David (Monica) Carlson, Leanne (Mike Vroman) Stanley; brother, Bill (Carol) Carlson; sister-in-law, Deanna Carlson Martin; brother-in-law, Peyton (Janet) Carlson; grandchildren, Jeremy (Courtney) Anick, Heather (Troy) Stamper, Tom (Rachel) Anick, Tyler Stanley, Troy Stanley; great-grandchildren, Austin and Noah Anick, Kiana Stamper, and Little Man Anick due in September; and all the kindergarten children whose lives she touched.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Nashwauk Area Community Fund and Neighbors Helping Neighbors Food Shelf in Nashwauk.
A celebration of Karine’s life will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 12 at Nashwauk Lutheran Church. Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Hibbing.