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Carmella P. Carlsen

June 29, 1923 - Oct. 31, 2006

Lifelong Waukesha resident Carmella P. Carlsen, 83, died at AngelsGrace Hospice on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006. She was born in Waukesha on June 29, 1923, to Julius and Mary (nee Scoigletti) Rich. Carmella especially loved spending time with her family and children.

She is survived by her children, Robert J. (Joanne) Carlsen Jr. of Waukesha, Lynnette Linehan of Greenfield, Carla (William) Greenwald of New Berlin, Amy (Michael) Milosch of Minnesota and Richard (Pamela) Carlsen of Waukesha; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a brother, Frederick (Dorothy) Rich of Waukesha. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Carlsen Sr., on May 14, 1996.

Visitation for Carmella will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. vigil service Friday, Nov. 3, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Prayers continue on Saturday, Nov. 4, at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m., followed by a procession to St. Mary’s Catholic Church for a 10 a.m. funeral Mass. Private entombment will be at St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

Memorials to AngelsGrace Hospice, W359-N7430 Brown St., Oconomowoc, WI 53066, are appreciated.

For more information or directions, please call Randle-Dable Funeral Home at 547-4035. To leave a tribute or to order flowers online, go to www.randledable.com.