Flavia G. Carlson, "Fay," age 90, of Watertown passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at the Masonic Home in Bloomington.
Mass of Christian Burial was Friday, July 20, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (109 Angle Ave. N.W.) in Watertown with Fr. Joseph Fink and Fr. Mike Tix as con-celebrants; visitation Thursday 5-8 P.M. at the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia and one hour prior to the Mass at church; vigil prayers 7:30 p.m. Thursday evening; interment Trinity Lutheran Cemetery Watertown.
Fay was born on March 14, 1922 in Winsted, the daughter of Martin and Nellie (Merritt) Sherman. She was baptized and confirmed at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. On June 15, 1940 Fay was united in marriage to Ceylon Carlson at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted by Father William H. Wey.
Fay really loved tending to her flower garden. She was an excellent embroider, accomplished sewer and stitcher. Fay prepared many wedding cakes for people throughout the area. She and Cy would go out dancing at least three days a week when Cy retired. Fay and Cy traveled to many different destinations during their lives.
Fay was preceded in death by her husband Ceylon; parents Martin and Nellie Sherman; her 13 brothers and sisters.
Survived by her loving family; daughters Audrey (Larry) Schander of Surprise, Ariz., Cheryl (Allen) Tabbert of Bloomington; granddaughter Dawn (Gregg) Brown; great-grandson Christopher (Jaymie) Brown; sister-in-law Ardelle Carlson of Waconia; brother-in-law Leonard Anderson of Hibbing; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
Casket Bearers Alan Moy, Kevin Florek, Mike Lynch, Michael Mandigo.
Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia; www.johnsonfh.com.