Carroll Marlin, 1946-2018

Published 1:00 am Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Carroll L. Marlin, 72, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at Laurels Peak Rehabilitation Center in Mankato.

Carroll Marlin

A memorial service will take place at 2 p.m. Friday at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in North Freeborn Cemetery.

Carroll Leroy Marlin was born May 17, 1946, to parents Kenneth and Leila M. (Anderson) Marlin in Albert Lea. He graduated from Albert Lea High School in 1966. After leaving Albert Lea, Carroll moved to Rochester and then Mankato. While attending college in Mankato, Carroll studied culinary arts. He worked for the LaSalle group as a custodian at Colonial Square Apartments for 35 years and at Gus Johnson apartments after that. Carroll attended Hosanna Lutheran Church in Mankato.

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Carroll loved talking to people and knew all the residents in the apartment complex. He enjoyed being around family, going out to eat and listening to KJLY Kinship Christian Radio.

Survivors include Carroll’s brothers Richard (Elsie) Marlin of Albert Lea and Charles (Diane) Marlin of Albert Lea, as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Vernon Marlin; and nephew, Michael Marlin.

Blessed be his memory.