ROGER R. CARLSONRoger R. Carlson, 78, of Duluth passed away April 2, 2013 at View Crest Nursing Home.
Roger R. Carlson, 78, of Duluth passed away April 2, 2013 at View Crest Nursing Home.
He was born Sept 19, 1934 to Albert & Lillian Carlson in Duluth. He married the love of his life, Jacqueline Herrick in Sept of 1966. He was employed at Carlson Duluth Company, Al Carlson and Son's and AW Kuettel until he started his own business, Spirit Valley Plumbing. He retired in 1998. He was in the Air Force from 1955 to 1959 and was stationed in Japan.
Roger was a member of the American Legion, Moose Lodge 1478, Scottish Rite, Pipefitters Union and the Euclid Lodge.
He loved watching the Minnesota Vikings, the Minnesota Twins and enjoyed playing a game of horseshoes at the lake with his family. He liked to go for his afternoon car rides around town checking out old childhood homes.
He is preceeded in death by his parents, loving wife Jackie and brother-in-law Ray Barry.
He is survived by his daughter, Tina (Devin) Mcquiston; brother, Warren (Wanda), Carlson Fla; sisters, Carole Barry and Darlene Lonke Duluth and Sharon (Pete) Boylan, Crystal and numerous nieces and nephews.
CELEBRATION OF LIFE: 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, April 12 in the American Legion in West Duluth with Military Honors at 2pm.
A special thank you to Viewcrest Nursing Home and Hospice Unit.