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Emma Jean Carlson

April 27, 2014

Emma Jean Carlson, 84, of 215 Park Ave., died Friday, April 25, 2014 at Kane Community Hospital.
Born Feb. 26, 1930, in James City, she was a daughter of Harry and Hazel Smith Bouch. She was married to Walter N. Carlson who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Carlson, a homemaker, was a member of Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and was a former member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary.
Surviving are three daughters, Toni (Jim) Morgan of Greenville, and Deborah (Bob) Nelson and Alice Dougherty, both of Kane; four sons, Walter (Lori) Carlson, John (Melinda) Carlson, Thomas (Missy) Carlson, all of Kane, and Wade (Leanne) Carlson of Tonawanda, N.Y.; two brothers, Edward Bouch of James City and Harry J. Bouch; and a sister, Pat Johnson of Kane.  Also surviving are 14 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Frank Bouch and Richard Bouch; two sisters, Jerry Royer and Lois Weidenhoff; and her longtime companion, Don Cooley.
Funeral services for Emma Jean Carlson will take place Wednesday, April 30 at 11 a.m. at Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church with the Rev. William Waterman, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Tabor Cemetery.
Friends will be received at the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc. on Tuesday, April 29 from 7-9 p.m. and again on Wednesday from 10-10:45 a.m.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 95 Main St., Bradford, PA 16701 or to a charity of the donor's choice.
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