Barbara Louise Carlson

January 25, 1928 ‒ December 23, 2013

Delaware, Ohio

Barbara Louise Carlson, 85, of Delaware passed away Monday afternoon December 23, 2013 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

She was born January 25, 1928 in Attica, Indiana to Lawrence and Inez (Hudson) Spurgeon.

On April 11, 1953 in Valparaiso, Indiana, she married Ross E. Carlson and they celebrated their 60th anniversary this year.

Her world was her husband Ross and her children, Georgia (Red) Okes, Hop (Cindy) DeGroot, Diana (Rick) Black, and Ross Jr. (Theresa) Carlson; grandchildren, Lonnie, Doug, Kelli, Adam, Tammy, Bonnie, Bobbi, Mindy, Mary, and Jackie, all of Indiana and Cody Gross, Tanner, Jordan, and Shelby Carlson, all of Delaware; son-in-law, Jack Fellmy. She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter Patricia (Carlson) Fellmy in 1988, a brother Jack Spurgeon, and a sister Charlette Trail.

As a homemaker, she always tried to make you feel right at home and when you think of her you will always remember a kind heart, sweet smile, and lots of hugs and kisses for everyone. No one who knew her could ever forget her. She was always trying to feed you and you never left her house hungry. And, of course, her “SPECIAL” made with LOVE cookies!

The family will receive friends on Friday December 27th from 1 – 3 pm at the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 W. William Street at Valleyside Drive, Delaware and where funeral services will follow at 3:00 pm. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Contributions in Barbara’s memory may be made to HomeReach Hospice, 561 W. Central Avenue, Delaware, Ohio 43015.

The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve the Carlson family.

Condolences may be expressed to the family and memories may be shared by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com