Hans Roland Carlson, who was born in Tarrytown and raised in Irvington, died May 1. He was 85.
He graduated from Irvington High School as the Valedictorian of his class. He went on to serve in the United States Air Force and then became a Parkway Policeman. On October 11, 1958, he married Gisela Dippel in Mount Kisco.
Mr. Carlson went on to attend NYU, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Upon earning his degree, he became a math teacher and taught in the Katonah-Lewisboro School District for many years. He was a member of the American Legion Spencer Kelly Post in Tarrytown.