Carlson, Richard Allen

Carlson, Richard Allen

June 26, 1952 – December 9, 2017
Age 65 of Saint Paul, passed away peacefully surrounded by family. He is preceded in death by his parents, Erick and Evelyn; his sister, Janice and brother, Ronald; in-laws, Mac, Bev and Alain. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Patricia; children, Sarah (Jim) and Melissa (Alex); two grandchildren, Hannah and Rebekah; siblings, Elaine, Robert (Mary), Susan, and Nancy; in-laws, Butch, Barb, Bill and Aleen; as well as many granddogs, nieces, nephews, and other family and friends. He was an avid bowler, which is where he met Pat. He spent over 40 years working for Harmon Auto Glass. He loved to golf, tinker with cars and small engines, help with household projects, as well as spend time up at the cabin with family and friends. Above all, Rick was a true family man, he always made sure everyone was well taken care of. He was especially excited to watch Hannah and Rebekah grow up. In retirement, he kept busy by being a handyman at various Comforts of Home facilities. Private family burial. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Angel Foundation (https://mnangel.org). (Published in the Pioneer Press on December 13, 2017).