WAUSA — Services for Lance Carlson, 47, of Randolph will be 11 a.m. Monday at Thabor Lutheran Church in Wausa. The Rev. Matt Norlen will officiate with burial in Lutheran Cemetery in Wausa.
Visitation will be 3-7 p.m. Sunday at the church with a 6:30 p.m. prayer service.
Brockhaus Funeral Home in Wausa is in charge of arrangements.
He died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at Osmond General Hospital in Osmond.
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 at Kearney and graduated from University of Nebraska School of Law in Lincoln. On Aug. 7, 1993, he was united in marriage to Melanie Farley at First Evangelical Covenant Church in 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. He sat on the Board of Directors at First State Bank in Randolph. Lance was a member of Evangelical Covenant Church in Wausa.
Lance is survived by his wife, Melanie of Randolph; children Margaret, Sophia and Max; brothers Laddy Wade (Beth) Carlson of Winter Springs, Fla. and Brad (Pam) Carlson of Norfolk; sister Trudy (Gary) Zalud of Vermillion; mother Marilyn Carlson of Wausa; mother-in-law Mary Farley of 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.