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“To the Carlberg family: You have my thoughts and deepest sympathy in the passing of Lee. I had the pleasure of working with him at Wells Lamont and...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Lee Rapach - Arlington Heights, IL

“Barb and family, During my 25+ years at Wells Lamont, many of which were spent working with Lee, I had the pleasure of working with people who were:...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Kevin McNicholas - Elmhurst, IL

“Barb, Frank & I send our sincere sympathies to you and your family. We have fond memories of all the years we represented Wells Lamont/Hotfingers, ...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Frank & Linda Rorvick - Hudson, WI

“Barb, Lee and I go back as far as Target when he was my buyer for the men's wear Department for Wells lamont work gloves. I was especially pleased...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Gene Nord - Edina,, MN

“My condolences to the Carlberg family. Lee was a respected colleague and a gentleman. I enjoyed my time working with Lee at Wells Lamont. Rest in...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Jack Martin

“I found this on Facebook and wanted to share this with everyone.God saw he was getting tired,and a cure was not to be.So he put his arms around...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Ron Wagner - Alexandria, MN

“Barb you and Lee are in our prayers. In 32 years at Wells Lamont I considered Lee not only a co worker but a friend. He was a great man. God bless...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Jack W Akin - Evergreen, CO

“Lee was in Marketing and I in Research at Well Lamont. He always had kind words and the patience to listen to me. I'm so happy that I had the...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Jasper Smith - Manchester, TN

“Barb and family, So sorry to hear that Lee had passed away. Lee and I were touching base via e-mail a lot these past months and his reports always...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Ron and Mary Wagner - Alexandria, MN

“Dear Barb and family, I was so sorry to hear today about Lee's passing. I was incouraged by his updates and also enjoyed hearing that he was...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Martha Barrows - Glenview, IL

“Dear Barb and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Kathy Beaugureau - IL - Friend


Leighton 'Lee' Carlberg, 65, of Hampshire passed away Sunday, June 23, 2013. Lee was born November 7, 1947, in Minneapolis, MN, son of Adar and Lorraine (Redburn) Carlberg.
After graduating from St. Cloud University, Lee served in the U.S. Army as an Army dog handler in Vietnam. He worked in the glove industry working for Wells Lamont, Niles, IL and Saranac in Green Bay, WI. Lee was an avid reader and enjoyed playing golf in his earlier years.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Barbara; daughters, Laurie (Dan) Fitzsimmons and Michelle Koller; grandchildren, Trevor, Ryan, Koral and Sierra; sister, Char (Tom) Nevin; brothers-in-law, Todd (Bonnie) and Bruce (Lois Herwig) Ascher.
Predeceased by parents and mother-in-law, Joyce Ascher.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, in the Chapel of Cremation Society of Illinois, 6825 Weaver Road, Rockford, IL with visitation from 10:30 a.m. until time of service. Pastor Robert Theroux will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Cancer Center at Kishwaukee Community Hospital, 10 Heath Services Drive, P. O. Box 1190, DeKalb, IL 60115. A private burial will be held at a later date in Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Cremation Society of Illinois assisted the family.