Betty Lou (Wiggin) Carlson, 80 of Auburn died Friday in St. Vincent’s Hospital after a brief illness. Her husband Gunnar Carlson died in 2010.

She is survived by her two children; Karen A. Carlson of Worcester, and Scott A. Carlson of Auburn, and a sister Beverly Wiggin of Auburn, and several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by a brother Richard Wiggin in 1984.

She was born in Worcester. She was the daughter of the late Elmer and Elizabeth (Jenkner) Wiggin. She was a 1952 Graduate of Auburn High School. Mrs. Carlson worked in the office at Auburn High School and later in the a la carte portion of the cafeteria.

Betty was a longtime member of Bethel Lutheran Church. She enjoyed spending time at the Cape with her family.

Funeral and burial plans will be held privately. Please make donations to the charity of the donor’s choice.

The Britton-Wallace Funeral Home in Auburn is assisting the family.