In loving memory of

Hazel Pauline "Polly" Carlson
November 16, 1924 - November 19, 2019

Hazel Pauline "Polly" Carlson, 95, passed away Tuesday evening, November 19, 2019, at River Hills in Keokuk.

Hazel was born November 16, 1924, in Pike County, MO, to James Henry and Mary Melvina Boston Dunlap. She was united in marriage to Harold Carlson. He preceded her in death in 1977.

Hazel lived in the Keokuk area majority of her life. She was employed with Huiskamp Shoe Manufacturing. Hazel was of the Methodist faith.

Hazel was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister and brother.

Graveside services for Hazel will be Monday, November 25, 2019, at 1:30 pm at Keokuk National Cemetery where she will be laid to rest with her husband.

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Julia wrote on Nov 23, 2019:

"She was such a sweet lady. I remember last Christmas when our church was caroling she sang every word with us. I told her afterward that I didn't know she was a singer. She flashed that sweet, ornery smile and told me that she kept a good secret."