Brian Carlson, 1952-2020

Published 1:00 am Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Brian Carlson, 67, of Stacyville died Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at Rochester Methodist Hospital in Rochester.

Brian Carlson

Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Toeterville with the Rev. Lance Kittleson officiating. There will be a gathering of family and friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home in Osage. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family of Brian Carlson.

Brian was born Aug. 12, 1952, in Albert Lea, the son of Ronald and Evelyn (Goskeson) Carlson. He graduated from Albert Lea High School in 1971.

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On April 22, 1972, Brian married Marcia Bartz at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. They lived in Albert Lea for a short time, and then made their home in Stacyville. Brian worked for Adams Plumbing and Heating in Osage. He was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church in Toeterville. He enjoyed going up north to the lake, trips to the casino, watching movies and especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. 

Brian is survived by his children Chris (Julie) Carlson of Ankeny, Craig (Cindy) Carlson of Mason City and Michael (Stacey) Carlson of Des Moines; grandchildren Kristen, Jared and Macy Carlson, and Chloe, Natalie and Landon Carlson; his mother, Evelyn Carlson; siblings Julie (Alan) Evenson, Marcia (Jerry) Evenson, Nancy (Greg) Emery and Robert (Beth) Carlson.

He was preceded in death by his father and his wife, Marcia, in 2016.