Obituary – Lance Carlson

Randolph — Lance Carlson, 47, Randolph, died Feb. 8, 2017, at Osmond General Hospital, Osmond.
Visitation and a Prayer service were Feb. 12 at Thabor Lutheran Church, Wausa.
Funeral services for were Feb. 13, at Thabor Lutheran Church, with Pastor Matt Norlen officiating, and burial in Lutheran Cemeter,  Wausa.
Brockhaus Funeral Home, Wausa, was in charge of arrangements.
Lance Christian Carlson, son of Kenneth and Marilyn (Shallberg) Carlson, was born Nov. 15, 1969, at Osmond. He graduated from Wausa Public School. Lance attended college at University of Nebraska-Kearney and graduated from University of Nebraska School of Law, Lincoln. He married Melanie Farley Aug. 7, 1993, at First Evangelical Covenant Church, Lincoln. Lance and Melanie were blessed with three children, Margaret, Sophia and Max.
After Lance graduated from law school, he joined Craig Monson and Mark Behm at their Law Firm in Randolph. In 2004, he purchased his partners’ interest in the firm and it became Carlson Law Office. Lance was also the city attorney for Randolph and Wausa and sat on the Board of Directors at First State Bank, Randolph.
Lance was a member of Evangelical Covenant Church, Wausa.
Lance is survived by his wife, Melanie, Randolph; children, Margaret, Sophia and Max; brothers, Laddy Wade (Beth) Carlson, Winter Springs, Fla., and Brad (Pam) Carlson, Norfolk; sister, Trudy (Gary) Zalud, Vermillion, S.D.; mother, Marilyn Carlson, Wausa; mother-in-law, Mary Farley, Syracuse; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and their spouses.
He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Carlson; infant brother, Brian; and father-in-law, Harland Farley.