Mark E. Carlson, 59

Mark Edward Carlson, age 59, of Dassel, formerly of Brooklyn Center, died Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at the Good Samaritan Care Center in Howard Lake.

A celebration of Mark’s life will take place at a later date during the summer.

Mark was born June 28, 1955, in Minneapolis, the son of Milo and Arlene (Burger) Carlson. He grew up Brooklyn Center, and attended Robbinsdale High School.

Mark was a creative brick mason craftsman, building fireplaces and other brickwork projects. He loved to fish and stay at the family cabin on Big Swan Lake in Dassel. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and his friends.

He is survived by his parents, Milo and Arlene Carlson; sister Debra Carlson (Lyle Money); nephew, Cole Money; brother, Doug Carlson; and uncle Earl Burger.

Mark was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.

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