Source: Crawfordsville Journal, Montgomery County, Indiana,
Rachel H. Carlson April 12, 1928-Sept. 30, 2003
Rachel H. Carlson, 75, Hillsboro, died 4:58 p.m. Tuesday in St. Clare Medical Center, Crawfordsville. Mrs. Carlson formerly worked as a surgical assistant for 10 years at Culver Union Hospital, Crawfordsville, and later worked five years at Hillsboro State Bank. She was raised at Pence and graduated from Williamsport High School in 1946. She had resided at Hillsboro since 1949. Her memberships included Hillsboro United Methodist Church, Fern Chapter 194 Order of Eastern Star and former member of Pythian Sisters. She was born April 12, 1928, at Alvin, Ill., to Clarence E. and Ethel H. Wolfe Galloway. She married Billy Gene Carlson on Aug. 17, 1946, at Brownsburg. He survives. Also surviving are two sons, William Michael, Hillsboro, and Thomas Patrick, Greentown; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services are scheduled 10 a.m. Friday in Maus Funeral Home, Hillsboro, with the Rev. Linda Lawler officiating. Burial will be in Waynetown Masonic Cemetery. Friends may call 5-8 p.m. today in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.