Nicki J. (Baldi) Carlson, 58, Santa Rosa, Calif., died March 7, 2001, in Santa Rosa.

She was born Nov. 8, 1942, in Santa Rosa to Vince and Mary Baldi.

She attended Rincon Valley Elementary School and graduated from Santa Rosa High School.

Mrs. Carlson graduated from the Nursing School at Memorial Hospital.

She married Larry Carlson Aug. 29, 1964. They lived in Corvallis where Larry taught at Oregon State University.

They moved to different states while he was in the Air Force and came to Brookings where Larry worked in commercial fishing.

Survivors are her husband of Santa Rosa; daughter and son-in-law Cheryl (Carlson) Maio and Ed Maio of Brookings; mother Mary Baldi of Santa Rosa; mother-in-law Dorothy Carlson of Brookings; brother Eugene Baldi of Santa Rosa; nephew Daniel Baldi of San Francisco; grandson Ryan Carlson of Santa Rosa.

Family and friends are invited to attend a funeral service today (March 10) at 2 p.m. at Lafferty and Smith Colonial Chapel, 4321 Sonoma Highway, Santa Rosa.

Visitation will be held at the chapel after 10 a.m. Saturday.

Donations may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society, 1940 E. Deere Avenue, Suite 100, Santa Ana CA 92705.