Iveas Carlson

June 28, 1923-Jan. 10, 2021

Iveas Carlson, 97,

Garrison, died on Sunday,

January 10, 2021 at a

Bismarck hospital.

Funeral services will be

held on Saturday at 1:00

pm at the First Congrega-

tional Church in Garrison.

Burial will be held at the

Garrison City Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on

Friday from 3 to 5 pm at

Thompson Funeral Home

in Garrison. Masks and

social distancing will be

required at all services.

Services will be lives-

treamed at

www.facebook.com /gar-


Iveas (Retterath) Carl-

son was born June 28,

1923 to Joe and Effie

(Clark) Retterath on the

family farm in rural Doug-

las. Iveas spent her child-

hood on the farm with her

five sisters and one broth-


She married August

Carlson on April 25, 1942.

They bought their own

farmstead in Douglas

Township, raising small

grain and livestock until

retirement. They were

both always active in

Church and community,

serving numerous posi-

tions throughout the


Iveas and August re-

tired to Garrison in 1983

where they enjoyed 29

years of retirement and to-

tal of 70 years marriage

before his death in 2012.

They loved to travel and it

was their favorite hobby

besides entertaining fami-

ly and friends. Games,

good, conversation and

good food were always

available to anyone who


Iveas is survived by:

two sons, Linton Carlson

(North Plains, OR), Terry

Carlson (Bismarck, ND);

daughter Colleen (Tony)

Barnes (LongSutton, Lin-

colnshire, England); 9

grandchildren, 18

great-grandchildren and 2


Iveas was preceded in

death by: her husband,

parents and 6 siblings.

She was the last Retterath

survivor and also the last


Thompson Funeral

Home, Garrison