Ruby Carlson

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Ruby Carlson, 91, of Holiday Island, passed away on Saturday, Sept.11, at the Eureka Springs Hospital in Eureka Springs. Mrs. Carlson, daughter of Harry and Amelia (Hansen) Holland, was born May 15, 1919 in Red City, Wis. She graduated high school in Hastings, Minn., and was employed at the historical Hastings State Hospital.

Ruby married Earl Carlson July 1, 1960, and was widowed in 1977. She resided at Holiday Island with her daughter for the last five and a half years.

Survivors include one son, William Wetch, of Garrison, Minn.; one daughter, Jayne Jester, of Holiday Island; three grandchildren; and one very special and close friend, Sam Jewett, of Holiday Island, Arkansas.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made