Juneau resident Kathleen M. Carson died Jan. 17, 2007, after a 10-and-a-half-year battle with cancer. She was 63.
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She was born Dec. 13, 1943, in Hibbing, Minn., to Earl and Arlene Madden. She first moved to Juneau in 1962 and ventured down south in 1974. She then returned to Juneau in 1997, where she lived until her death.
Her family said they all miss her terribly.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Earle Madden Jr., of Virginia, Minn.
She is survived by her children, Lon Carson, Chris Carson, Carmen Magnuson and James Carson, of Juneau, and Tracy Redford, of Battleground, Wash.; siblings, Patricia Spencer, of Douglas, Joan Edwards, of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., Terry Madden, of Rockford, Minn., Larry Madden, of Fountain Hills, Ariz., and Jim Madden, of Chrisolm, Minn.; 14 grandchildren; one great grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Glacier Valley Baptist Church, followed by a Celebration of Life at the Coast Guard Buoy Deck at 5 p.m. Any donations can be made to the St. Jude's Cancer Research Center for children.