Joy Carlson

Obituary of Joy Carlson

Ida Johanna (Joy) Carlson passed away on July 9, 2020 at the age of 80 years. Joy was born on September 13, 1939 in Elnora, Alberta.


On March 6, 1957 she married Charles Carlson and they raised four children on the farm north of Nightingale, Alberta.


Joy is survived by her children, Marilyn (Ian) Chizmazia, Glenn (Donna), Ken (Kathleen) and Marlene (James) Millis; eleven grandchildren, Evan, Erin (Garry), Josie (Mike), Laurel (Kyle), Ryan (Michelle), Kyle, James, Joel (Aly), Wyatt (Kassie), Megan and Cody; six great-grandchildren, Spencer, Olivia, Sophie, Maddison, Logan and Abigail. She is also survived by her sister, Doreen Mose and sister-in-law, Joanne Duncan and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband, Charles; parents, Alex and Pearl Duncan; four brothers, Gilbert, Elmer, Johnny and Lyle Duncan.


She enjoyed her flowers and gardening in the summer and watching hockey and curling in the winters. She enjoyed playing cards with friends and family and enjoyed her family coming for lunches.


Due to Covid-19 limited number restrictions, a private service will be held on July 21, 2020 at 1:00 pm. All are invited to view the live stream video of Joy’s funeral service and or send condolences by visiting Joy’s obituary at and clicking the link at the bottom of the obituary.


The live stream link will not appear on the obituary until approx. 12:45 pm on the day of the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stoke Foundation or the Kidney Foundation.


We will miss you.


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