age 98 of 926 Florence Ave., Galesburg, IL died at 2:45AM Monday April 27, 2009 in OSF St. Mary Medical Center.
She was born September 2, 1910 in Burlington, IA the daughter of Robert W. and Maude A. Hartman Dunlap. She married C. Russell Carlson in Chicago, IL on September 2, 1936. He preceded her in death December 19, 2007.
Maurine is survived by one sister, Dorothy M. Willer of Galesburg, numerous nephews and nieces, numerous great nephews and nieces, and numerous great great nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by one sister, Marian Bennett and two nephews.
She graduated from Galesburg High School in 1929, attended Lombard College, and graduated from Western Illinois University in 1931. She resided in Freeport, Aurora, and Galesburg. She also taught school in the Galesburg school system for six years. Maurine was a member of the East Main Congregational United Church of Christ. She was also a member of the Delta Zeta Sorority and La Society de La Femme. She was an avid Bears and Cubs fan, and loved nature and crafts.
Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Thursday April 30, 2009 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel with Rev. Robert Eshleman officiating. There will be no visitation. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Galesburg Christian School Library Fund.