Lawrence Michael Carlson, age 70 of Buffalo, passed away Thursday, February 6, 2020. He was born October 1, 1949 in Minneapolis, the son of Robert and Annamae (MacDonald) Carlson.
Larry was a 1967 graduate from Cooper High School in New Hope. He owned and worked at R.E. Carlson in Golden Valley for many years, even after his retirement.
On December 27, 1968 Lawrence Carlson and Karen Aarbo were united in marriage in Brandon, SD.
He was a dedicated member of the American Legion for 50 years, VFW, Elks, Ducks Unlimited and Pheasants Forever. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and golfing.
Larry was a happy man who loved kids and his family. He truly enjoyed time spent with his friends, whom he cherished like family. He will be missed by all.
He is preceded in death by his father, Robert Carlson; niece, Amanda Carlson-Bey; and great-nephew, Jereau Carlson-Bey.
Larry is survived by his wife, Karen Carlson; children, Troy (Angela) Carlson, Kyla Carlson; grandchildren, Tristan and McKayla Carlson, Blake and Dillon Wolff; mother, Annamae Carlson; sister, Roberta “Bobbie” Carlson; and other family and many friends.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 11:00 AM, with visitation one hour prior, at Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church in Buffalo.
Serving the family is The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo. 763-682-1363. www.thepetersonchapel.com.