Obituary & Funeral for Audrey Carlson

Obituary of Audrey Carlson

Audrey nee Borscheid (Davis) Carlson of Monticello passed away, on Wednesday March 3rd, at the age of 92.

She was born July 19th, 1928, the 3rd child of William and Emma (Schmedeke) Borscheid of rural Buffalo, MN.  She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Buffalo.  Her scripture passage was Gen 15:1, Fear not; I am thy Shield and thy exceeding great reward.

In 1948 she was married to Freeman Davis, Jr. of Monticello where they lived and farmed until Freeman’s death in 1965.  She then was employed at Kjellberg’s Home and Parks for 9 yrs, and with Sunny Fresh Foods for 18 yrs, retiring in 1993.

In 1994 she married Allen Carlson, whom she leaves to mourn her passing, along with her 4 children, Larry (Pam) Davis of Cokato, Lucy (Rod) Bechtold and Lonnie Davis, both of Hanover, and Lorraine (Doug) Roush of Buffalo, 15 Grandchildren- Larry, Karl, Daniel, David, Daryl, Cindy, Katie, Jessica, Devon, Dawn, Duane, Dustin, Deanne, Dennis, Denise, and 33 great-grandchildren.  Also, cousins, nieces & nephews.  She is further survived by Allen’s son Paul (Kathy) Carlson of Truman, Keith (Melanie) Carlson and Connie Carlson, both of Monticello, 9 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren; and Allen’s sister, Betty Christianson.

In addition to her first husband, she is preceded in death by her parents, sister & brother-in-law Doris (Arthur) Gutknecht, brother and sister-in-law Donald (Ruth) Borscheid, brother Marlin Borscheid, and daughter-in-law Julie Davis.

The Lord made Audrey his child through baptism and continued to strengthen her in her faith through Word and Sacrament. Audrey regularly received encouragement communing with Jesus, singing his praise in choir and serving the Lord at her church. Audrey believed that Jesus had a place prepared for her in his Father’s house. She is now with Jesus in paradise enjoying eternal life. The Lord blessed Audrey with many years of his grace, she is now with the Lord. Blessed be the name of the Lord.

A Christian Funeral service is being held Sunday, March 7th, 2021 at 12:30 PM at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 413 3rd. St. E. Monticello, MN.  Visitation will be from 11:00 AM to the time of the service service, all at St Peters Evangelical Lutheran Church. Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery, Monticello, MN, following the service. Arr. Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel 763-295-2918 The service will be available as a Live-stream link at and following the service.

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