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    Carson & Son Funeral and Cremation Services help families during the most difficult time that any of us face…the loss of a loved one. The sadness of a death can leave you feeling paralyzed and overwhelmed.

    At the time of a loss it is important to provide a time and place for the inevitable gathering of family and friends…

    Obituaries & Services


    I really don't have the words to express how grateful I am to all of you for all you did for our family this week. You truly helped us get thru the loss of our Mother. Even though she was 95 and we knew several times the end may be ne...

    Family of Viola Bramer

    Thank you to Carson & Son Funeral Home for their professional--yet personal touch with handling all of the arrangements for Dad.

    The Family of Laverne Bartels

    Maquoketa, Iowa

    Thank you to Carson & Son Funeral And Cremation Services for their help in personalizing the visitation and service.

    The Family of Jack Shady

    Maquoketa, Iowa

    We can't understand how anyone could handle your profession, but greatly appreciated your professionalism. Your tender compassion made our situation bearable. We are so thankful for the Carson & Son staff. We want to extend a sincere tha...

    The Family of Genevieve Shady

    Maquoketa, Iowa

    To Everyone, Just wanted to send a special Thank you to let you know how very kind and helpful you are at a time when people need you the most. You made mom's viewing and service so beautiful. We are so thankful to all of you. You are ...

    The Family of Vera Patterson

    Maquoketa, Iowa

    "Thank you for helping me pay tribute to my Dad. You were so wonderful with all my requests and made everything perfect."

    The Family of Lon Myatt

    There are NO words to express the appreciation and gratitude I felt in all you and your staff did to give my father the CELEBRATION he so richly deserved. Don, what you do is a true gift and I feel your heart is in every Celebration that t...


    I often think of how to tell you what a great job your business does for this community. You have AWESOME people who work for you and every time I have to visit your facility or event because of a loss I think "what an organized ship yo...


    Once again - we have been so grateful to you and your staff! The easiest decision we had was what funeral home to use. And, as always, you have exceeded all of our expectations. Blessings to you!


    Thank you to Carson & Son Funeral And Services in Maquoketa for helping us to prepare for her services. No one could ask for anything any better than their understanding and what a wonderful job they did. Mom looked absolutely beautiful! ...

    The Family of Elsie Current

    Maquoketa, Iowa

    News & Events


    What:  Benefit Concert For Hospice of Jackson County

    When:  Saturday, March 29, 2014 6 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

    Where:  Ohnward Fine Arts Center, Maquoketa, IA


    What:  ”Drop Spindel Spinning”

    When:  Saturday, March 29, 2014 9 A.M. to Noon

    Where:  Maquoketa Art Experience, S. Main Street, Maquoketa, IA

    Drop Spindel Spinning Maquoketa Art Experience Saturday, March 29 9am – 12:00 noon Beginning Drop Spindle Spinning with Cindy Caraway

    The class will make their own spindles and then learn to use the spindle to make plied yarn. The only materials the students will need to bring are two CDs/DVDs they no longer use. Supplies that will be provided will be wood dowels, rubber grommets, small eye hooks and wool roving. A 30-dollar payment is required at registration. Also, a 5-dollar material fee will be due on the day of instruction. Click here to register or for more information! Fee: $30.00 Payment is expected at registration. . For further information or registration call the Maquoketa Art Experience (563-652-9925)


    What:  ”Dancing with the Cards”

    When:  Saturday, March 22, 2014 with the doors opening @5:30pm

    Where:  Ohnward Fine Arts Center, 1215 E. Platt St., Maquoketa, IA.  Performance starts @6:30pm

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