Mona D. Carlson, 92, passed away on Saturday, July 9, 2011 at Alpine Way Retirement Center. Mona was born on November 11, 1918 to Howard L. and Hazel B. (Weaver) Drew in Wheatland, WY. She graduated from high school in Wheatridge, CO in 1936 and attended college at the University of Denver, majoring in English and then achieving her law degree in San Diego, CA. She married Eugene Carlson in May of 1943 in Edgewater, CO.
Mona taught school at Jefferson County, CO and then went on to become an attorney in private practice until her retirement. Mrs. Carlson was a member of the Shelton Presbyterian Church and the PEO. She was a skilled seamstress, wrote poems and stories, enjoyed singing harmony in duets and trios with her sister and cousin, playing bridge and traveled extensively with her husband.
She is survived by her sister, Corinne Brace, Shelton; niece, Valerie Brace, Tillamook, OR; nephew, Thomas Brace, St. Paul, MN and great niece, Barbara Brace, Shelton. She is preceded in death by her husband, infant daughter and cousins Clark and Doris.
Services will be held at the Presbyterian Church, 1430 E. Shelton Springs Rd. Shelton, WA on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 2:00 pm. The family was served by McComb Funeral Home.