Ella Carlson

July 28, 1931 ~ August 24, 2019 (age 88)

Ella Carlson, age 88, passed away August 24, 2019 at Three Links Care Center in Northfield. 

Friends may greet the family from 10:00 -11:00 AM Thursday, August 29, 2019 at the Brick Meger Funeral Home with a memorial service to follow at 11:00 AM.

Ella was born to parents Tom and Zela (Burtis) Dale in Armstrong, IA.  Ella’s dad moved the family up to the Blooming Prairie to farm. Ella graduated from Blooming Prairie High in 1950.

She married Herb Enzenauer and they had 3 children, the two later divorced.  She worked various jobs in the Albert Lea area, spending most of her time at the turkey plant.

She married Willie Carlson and they made their home in Albert Lea.  Ella enjoyed bingo, puzzles, reading romantic novels, and playing cards.

She is survived by daughter, Susan Enzenauer; granddaughter, Colbe (Jeremy Bauernfeind) Enzenauer, and two great-grandchildren; sister, Jean (Ron) Kjos; sister-in-law, Shelley Dale.  

Ella was preceded in death by, husband Willie, sons, Jeff and David Enzenauer; sister, Betty Thomasen, brothers, Merritt, Kenny, Donnie, James, and Dennis. Memorials preferred to donor’s choice.  For more information or to leave an online condolence message go to

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