Leona R. Carlson (nee Matthias) age 87 longtime resident of Crete, Illinois. Loving wife to the late Mauritz “Lenny”. Beloved mother to Sherry (late Kurt) Bushno, Kandy (Scott) Smith, Daniel Carlson, David Carlson, Kristina (Rick) Bruns and Kathryn Baker. Beautiful grandmother of 12; great grandmother of 7. Cherished sister to Wilber ‘Sam’ (Rose) Matthias. Dear Aunt to Bob, Debbie and Patti. Leona worked for several years at Rogers & Holland Jewelry and a longtime parishioner at Trinity Lutheran Church.
Visitation Wednesday, September 27th from 4pm to 8pm at Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois. Lying in state on Thursday, September 28 from 10:00AM until the time of service at 11:00AM at Trinity Lutheran Church at 1393 Elizabeth Street, Crete, Illinois. Interment: Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Crete, Illinois. Info: (708) 672-7600. Cretefuneralhome.com