WALTER G. CARLSON, age 87, life-long resident of Lombard, died December 7 at his home.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 3-8 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Funeral Services will be Thursday with Mr. Carlson lying-in-state from 10 AM until the time of the funeral service at 11 AM at Evangelical Covenant Church of Villa Park, 17W620 Riordan, Villa Park. Interment will be at Chapel Hill Gardens West, Oak Brook Terrace.
Mr. Carlson is survived by a sister, Carol, of Lombard; he was the uncle, great-uncle and great-great uncle of many and the great-great-great uncle of 1 nephew.
Mr. Carlson is preceded in death by his parents, Carl A., Sr. and Elizabeth Carlson of Lombard; 3 sisters, Irene Cruickshank, Florence Brownell and Dorothy Meyers; 3 brothers, Harold Carlson, John L. Carlson, Carl Jr.; and 1 nephew Daniel Meyers.
Mr. Carlson was a veteran of World War II. He was one of the owners and founders of Carlson Brothers Moving of Lombard & Addison in 1968 and was a former member of the Illinois Movers and Warehouseman’s Association. He was a life-long resident of Lombard and a graduate of Glenbard (West). He was an avid fisherman, a great mechanic and very handy. He had a beautiful lawn. He loved people and conversation.