April 9, 1923 - May 29, 2011
Miriam M. Carlson Our beloved Miriam M. Carlson of Tequesta, FL passed away peacefully into the hands of the Lord surrounded by friends and family at home on Sunday, May 29, 2011. We should all be so blest. Miriam was an only child, born in Jeffersonville, Georgia on April 9, 1923. Her family moved to Florida and she graduated from Jacksonville High School. After living in Minneapolis, MN and West Hartford, CT she married her second husband, Gunnar and they happily retired to Jupiter Inlet Colony and Tequesta over 36 years ago. She was preceded in death by her parents: Leland Methvin and Maud McPhail (Dr. Leopold) St. John, Tequesta, FL. The father of her children Edward Swanson and husband, Gunnar C.F. Carlson and sons, Leland Roy Swanson and Robert Carlson. Miriam was active in this community as a founding member of the Jupiter Inlet Colony Garden Club, a docent at the Lighthouse Center for the Arts, a guild member of the Children’s Home Society, and an active member of Church of the Good Shepherd. She enjoyed golf at Turtle Creek Club, was a member of the Jupiter Inlet Colony Club but really enjoyed entertaining family and friends at home. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and David White of Jupiter, FL., Gunnar’s children: Eric (Prudence) Carlson of Merrimack, NH, Britt (Bill) Cain of Austin, TX., Norma ( David) Carlson-Turner of Sarasota, Cousins Grace Travers, Chattanooga, TN., Constance Heffren Jacksonville, FL and nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home Wednesday June 8, 2011 5pm to 7pm 250 Center Street. Jupiter, FL. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday June 9, 2011 at 1:00pm Church of the Good Shepherd, 400 Seabrook Road, Tequesta, FL. Internment will take place in West Hartford, CT at a later date, by her mother and husband Gunnar. Memorials in her name may be made to Church of the Good Shepherd, Tequesta, The Children’s Home Society, West Palm Beach, Hospice of Palm Beach County and Alzheimer’s Association.
Miriam M. Carlson Our beloved Miriam M. Carlson of Tequesta, FL passed away peacefully into the hands of the Lord surrounded by friends and family at home on Sunday, May 29, 2011. We should all be so blest. Miriam was an only child, born... View Obituary & Service Information
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