Marjorie J. Mueller Carlson, 94, St. Anthony Park, died Sept. 12, 2020.
She graduated from Bemidji High School in 1944 and Concordia College, Moorhead, in 1948. In 1951, she married E. Roald Carlson, a Lutheran pastor. After their children were grown, she earned a Masters of Library Science at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y.
During the 1970s, Marjorie was a guidance counselor at the Educational Opportunity Center, run by the City University of New York in Bedford-Stuyvesant. In 1990, she and her husband retired to St. Anthony Park.
Marjorie volunteered throughout the years, first at a Brownie Troop in Brooklyn for almost 20 years; then serving on the boards of international and local church bodies, as well as being active in the League of Women Voters.
Survivors include her children: Rev. Kristine Carlson (Rev. Dr. Morris Wee), Dr. Paula Carlson (Rev. Dr. Thomas Schattauer), Janet Carlson (John Bailey) and Carolyn Carlson (Eric Kercheval).
Relatives who predeceased Marjorie include her husband of 64 years, Rev. E. Roald Carlson and her parents George and Minnie Mueller of Bemidji.
A Zoom funeral service will be held online at 3 p.m. Nov. 1 from St. Anthony Park Lutheran Church, her longtime church home.
Memorials preferred to St. Anthony Park Lutheran Church; Global Missions of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Chicago; Concordia College, Moorhead; the League of Women Voters or the Kabekona Lake Foundation in Laporte, Minn.