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Obituary of Cheryl Winifred Carlson
Cheryl Winifred Carlson, age 70, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Essentia Health St. Mary’s Hospital after a long illness. She was a graduate of Central High School in 1967 and received her B.S. in Art from UMD in 1971. Cheryl was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church and the Hulda Circle in Duluth.
Cheryl was a high school Art teacher and dept. chair at East High School and taught 30 years in the Duluth school system, retiring in 2008. She has instructed over 16,000 students and helped them discover Art, use their own creativity, and develop their talents. She loved her family, faith, Art, cooking, traveling abroad and teaching.
Cheryl was preceded in death by her parents, William and Winifred Goad; husband, Doug Carlson; and brother, Jerry Goad.
She is survived by her sons, Nathan and Ryan Carlson and his wife, Ashley; two grandsons, Tanner and Brody Carlson; nephew, Darrin Goad; and her life partner, Richard Battye.
Visitation will be from 10:00 am until the 11:00 am Funeral Service on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1108 E. 8th Street with Sr. Pastor Jerome Evavold officiating. Arrangements by Bell Brothers Jarvi Dowd Funeral Home.
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