Helen Linnea Norberg Carlson Nash
Helen Linnea Norberg Carlson Nash, 97, formerly of 103 Linwood Ave., died Wednesday, June 5, 2013, in the home of her son, Darrel C. Carlson in North East, Pa.
She was born Nov. 11, 1916, in Jamestown, a daughter of Edmund and Ruby Anderson Norberg.
She was the widow of Carl Edwin Carlson, who died in World War II and Richard E. Nash, who died Oct. 9, 1999.
She was a 1935 graduate of Jamestown High School.
Prior to her retirement she was employed by Jamestown Public Schools as a teacher’s aide to handi-capped students at Fletcher Elementary School. She earlier had worked at Art Metal, Inc.
She was a longtime member of First Covenant Church, where she participated in women’s circles and sang in the choir and Living Christmas Tree. Her other memberships include Allen Park Women’s Club, Audubon Society, Robert H. Jackson Center and Roger Tory Peterson Insti-tute. While raising her family, she was a Cub Scout den mother. She thoroughly enjoyed golfing. She had a perfect driving record for all 72 years from 1932 thru 2004 when she voluntarily stopped driving.
Surviving are a son, Darrel C. Carlson, with whom she made her home; five grandchildren; eight great- grandchildren; and two brothers: Sven “Bud” (Carole) Norberg of Jamestown, and Norman (Amy) Norberg of Lehigh Acres, Fla.
Besides her first and second husbands, she was preceded in death by a son, David Carlson; grandson Dean C. Carlson; brother Arnold E. Norberg; sister Pauline Bentley; and brother-in-law John Bent-ley.
A memorial service will be held in July at a time to be announced.
Memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Helen at www.lindfuneralhome.