Carol S. (Pierson) Carlson, age 59, of Escanaba, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 2, 2020, at Murray’s Country View Adult Foster Care.
Carol was born January 6, 1961, in Escanaba, the daughter of Harvey and Margaret (Paeske) Pierson. Carol was raised in Northtown Escanaba and was a graduate of Escanaba High School. She later attended Bay de Noc Community College. In 1982, Carol was united in marriage to Duane Carlson, and they have spent 38 wonderful years together. Carol worked at Northern Michigan Bank for 5 years before working at BayBank for 28 years, most recently as a mortgage lender. She retired in 2018. Carol loved her job and was very good with people. Carol also loved animals, travel, decorating their home, and spending time at their cottage on Lake Michigan. She truly was a vibrant person, and will be deeply missed by so many.
Carol is survived by her loving husband Duane, brother Robert Pierson; sisters Barbara (Brian) Sorby, Betty Petersen, and Janet Borden; brother-in-law Bruce (Donna) Carlson and sister-in-law Denise (Steve) Gardner; nieces Nicole (Josh) Martin and their children Jack and Wendy, Jillian (Daniel) Lange, and Natalie Gardner; nephews Kevin (Dawn) Sorby and their daughter Alyssa, Jeff Sorby, Justin Carlson, and Jeremy Carlson; and parents-in-law Eldon and Helen Carlson, as well as their three rescue cats, Buddy, Saucy, and Itty Bitty.
Carol was preceded in death by her parents.
Private services honoring Carol will be held at the convenience of the family.