Donald R. Carlson, age 71, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 22, 2012, in Wisconsin Dells. Donald was born in Racine on August 15, 1941, son of the late Carl R. and Mabel (Nee: Jones) Carlson.
Survivors include his loving wife of forty-nine years, Karen; his children, Christopher (Sarah) Carlson of Racine, Susan (Adrian) Silverstein of St. Louis, MO; his four grandchildren, Alex, Erik, Jacob and Abigail; brother, Jerome (Ellen) Carlson of Champaign, IL; brother-in-law, Ron (Pat) Feldshau of Pahrump, NV; nieces, nephews; his beloved dog, Spider; other relatives and many dear friends.
A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, September 27, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. at Faith Community Church, 215 S. Newman Road, with Rev. Dino Galati officiating. Private interment will be held. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Thursday at the church from 4:30 p.m. until time of service. Memorials to Faith Community Church have been suggested.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888