June 20, 1919 - March 20, 2016


Marie Carlsen Nunn, age 96, St. Cloud, MN, died Sunday, March 20, 2016 at St. Benedict’s Senior Community, St. Cloud, MN.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Salem Lutheran Church, St. Cloud, MN. Rev. Kristen Anderson will officiate. Visitation will be Monday, March 28, 2016 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud, MN and one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday. Burial will be in North Star Cemetery, St. Cloud, MN.

Marie was born June 20, 1919 in Sabine, TX to Gustav T. and Annie S. (Jacobsen) Carlsen. She was employed as a librarian at St. Cloud State University and Christ Church Newman Center from 1965 to 1999. Marie was a member of Salem Lutheran Church, PEO Chapter DT, several bridge groups, Tuesday Morning Breakfast Group and St. Cloud State University Faculty Wives.

Survivors include daughters, Louise (Wayne) Lenzmeier of Waite Park, MN; Anne (David) Gran of Alexandria, MN; and Rebecca (Tim) Tasto of St. Cloud, MN; son-in-law, Bill Ploth of Gladstone, MO; five grandsons and five great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Nell Ploth, three brothers and one sister.

Memorials are preferred to Salem Lutheran Church, PEO Chapter DT Continuing Education, Salvation Army or donor’s choice.

Pallbearers will be her family.