Mrs. Hester Carlson died Monday evening in her home at 209 Madison. Mrs. Carlson, born April 9, 1868 in Sandymount, Dublin County, Ireland, has resided in Taft 34 years. There are no known survivors. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Erickson and Brown Chapel. Maude Bundy will conduct Christian Science services. Interment will follow in West Side District Cemetery.