LAKE CITY – Arlene Carlson, 88, died Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Park View Care Center in Sac City. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Woodlawn Christian Church in Lake City with burial in the Lake City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City.
Arlene is survived by her children Janie Miller, Carol Groen, Rebecca (Ray) Scott, and Nancy Pratt, 12 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren, and sister Doris Hanks. She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers Harold and Roy Sommerfeld.
Arlene E. Carlson was born on June 6, 1924 in Manson, Iowa to Arthur and Blanche (Nicholson) Sommerfeld. On April 21, 1946 she was married to Jay Carlson in Lake City. Arlene was a member of Woodlawn Christian Church and the Ladies Aid. She enjoyed quilting, embroidering, and spending time with her family.