Aline Anita Ruth Buxton Carlson was born May 21, 1918 in Seattle, Washington to George Carpenter McAninch and Lucy Genette Hightower. She passed away in Portland, Oregon on November 25, 2013.
She was raised in Seattle and spent some of her teen years in the Bitterroot Valley of Montana.
She married Frank Buxton in 1938 and had two sons, Walter and Douglas. She was a homemaker in Seattle and then in the Okanogan area on cattle ranches in Curlew, Omak and Tonasket. She did retail work, loving especially to work with clothes. Aline was a people person so this kind of work suited her. Frank, Walt and Doug all preceded her in death. She married Sheldon Russell Carlson March 20, 1999 and moved first to Vancouver, Wash. and then to Portland Or. She delighted in getting to know Russ’s family, especially his grandsons, Kevin, Mathew and Ken.
She loved beauty, especially flowers. She was an amazing gardener. She had a gentle love, a quick wit and a charming way. She was loved by many adoring nieces and nephews and will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.