Cindy J. Stallman Carlson

Assistant to the Vice President

  WAVERLY — Cindy Jean Stallman Carlson, 57, of Waverly, died Sunday, Oct. 9, at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo from a lengthy battle with breast cancer and blood leukemia. She was born Sept. 18, 1959, in Waterloo, daughter of Marvin and Wilma Dawson Stallman. She married Brian Norberg in 1979. On June 18, 1988, she married David Carlson at Trinity United Methodist Church in Waverly. She graduated from Janesville High School in 1977, and attended Hamilton Business College. Cindy’s first role was as the administrative assistant to the vice president at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, and for the last 17 years as the executive assistant to the president and Board of Regents at Wartburg College in Waverly. Survived by: her husband, David; two daughters, Tara (Brent) Young of Dallas, Wis., and Kaitlyn Carlson (special friend Anthony Heibult) of Davenport; two grandchildren, Zanna and Stellan Young; her parents of Janesville; a brother, Jeff (Andrea) Stallman of Cedar Falls; her father-in-law, Dwayne Carlson of River Falls, Wis.; a brother-in-law, Dale (Micki) Carlson of Sturgeon Bay, Wis.; a sister-in-law, Linda (Jim) Walsh of Stillwater, Minn.; her nieces, Kelli (John) Ertel, Jenna Walsh and Aubrey (Alex) Streicher; her nephews, Andrew Stallman (special friend Andrea Koch), Cory Carlson and Kyle Carlson; and many cousins and friends. Preceded in death by: two sisters, Jacqueline and Susan Stallman; and by her mother-in-law, Jeanninne Carlson. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 17, at the Wartburg College Chapel, with inurnment at a later date in Waverly’s Harlington Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home, Waverly, and for an hour before services Monday at the chapel. Memorials: may be directed to the family. Condolences may be left at Cindy was a consummate professional who was deeply valued by her friends and colleagues.