CARLSON, (Williamson) Elizabeth O. - Passed away on April 29, 2020

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CARLSON, (Williamson) Elizabeth O.

Age 100, of Edgewater Florida, passed away peacefully on  April 29, 2020.  Elizabeth was born   on May 15, 1919  in Dover, Ohio the daughter of Robert and Florence Williamson.  She was a graduate of Cambridge High School and Capital University School of Nursing..  Beginning her career at White Cross Hospital in Columbus, in 1944 she became a navy nurse ensign.  That same year saw her married to Marine Corps Warrant Officer, Joseph James Orlowski.  Their blessings grew with the birth of two sons: Joseph James Orlowski Jr. and Richard Williamson Orlowski.  She lived briefly in Parris Island, S.C., Tsingtao, China, many years in Dover, Ohio, and the last 20 years in Florida.  After the death of her first husband Liz married Ohly Carlson, and they traveled the world together.

Liz was preceded in death by  her sister, Margaret Jane Knauss, her step son Peter Carlson, and her husband, Ohly.  She is survived by step son Bill Carlson, sons Joseph and Richard Orlowski; grand children Larisa Kruger and Laura McCullough, three great grand children; and 8 step great grandchildren as well as a host of nephews, nieces, and friends.  A memorial service will be scheduled for a later date.  Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery.

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  1. Peggy Walsh says:
    05 May 2020
    My sincere condolences to the family of Liz Carlson. A lovely lady and knew her through the Garden Club
    here at Hacienda Del Rio. What a special person she was, so admired how she served this country in the WWII
    as a nurse and that she lived 100 years. An example to us all. RIP, Liz.

  2. Joseph J Orlowski Jr. says:
    02 May 2020
    Joseph J. Orlowski Jr.

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