James Kimball Carlsen
Kimball Carlsen, 19, of Rock O Dundee Road, Andover, son of Katherine (Wanzer)
Carlsen of Andover and the late David V. Carlsen, died Monday, June
29, 2015 in the Lawrence General Hospital.
was born in Beverly on November 19, 1995 and attended the Ipswich
schools during his early years. He moved to Andover and graduated
from the West Middle School and Andover High School. James loved to
swim and was an excellent archer, scuba diver and guitarist. He
planned to attend college in the fall. He was interested in becoming
a marine biologist.
was a kind and sweet young man. He was consistently pleasant and
polite and will be missed by many.
addition to his mother Katherine he is survived by a sister Jenny
Carlsen Shuman, and her husband David; niece Kaiva Shuman and nephew
Mikhail Shuman all of Ipswich; aunts and uncles Tom and Linda
Carlsen of Plattsburg, NY, John and Suzanna Carlsen of Pottsville,
PA, Steven and Lana Wanzer of Columbus, OH, and aunts Margie Wanzer
of Columbus GA, and Susan Wanzer of Ipswich
Visiting hours will be held 3 to 7 pm Monday July 6 in the Whittier-Porter Funeral
Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich followed by a service at 7 pm. Family
and friends are respectfully welcomed. In lieu of flowers memorial
contributions in his name may be made to the Andover Youth
Services, Attn: Bill Fahey, 36 Bartlet Street Andover , MA 01810 to
be used to help Andover Youth become good and productive citizens.