Dawn C. Carlson, 78, of 303 W. Fifth St., died Wednesday, March 20, 2013, in WCA Hospital.
A Jamestown native, she was born Feb. 7, 1935, the daughter of Oscar Anderson and Velda Schilling.
She was a 1953 graduate of Jamestown High School.
For more than 20 years she was employed by Jamestown Public Schools as a teacher's aide at Euclid Elementary and Washington Junior High School.
She was a member of the Vikings and while in high school, belonged to Lambda Chi Sorority.
She will be remembered as a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother.
The family would like to thank the staff of WCA Hospital's ICU and the Rev. Daniel Nagle of First Lutheran Church for their special care during this time.
Surviving are her husband, David Carlson, whom she married Oct. 31, 1953; three children: Dianne (John) Kervin of Falconer, Daniel (Barbara) Carlson of Dripping Springs, Texas, and Douglas (Dana) Carl-son of Flowery Branch, Ga; six grandchildren: Amanda (Michael) Laurin of Jamestown, David (Veronica) Carlson and Leanne Carlson of Austin, Texas, Sara Carlson of Jamestown, Matthew Carlson of New York City and Laura Carlson of Flowery Branch, Ga.; and two great-grandchildren: Andrew and Nathaniel Laurin of Jamestown.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to First Lutheran Church, 120 Chandler St., Jamestown, NY 14701 or James-town Boys and Girls Club, 62 Allen St., Jamestown, NY 14701.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Dawn at www.lindfuneralhome.com.