Roy William Carlson -- Blooming Prairie

BLOOMING PRAIRIE -- The funeral for Roy William Carlson will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Prairie Manor Care Center's chapel in Blooming Prairie, with the Rev. Richard Hegal officiating.

Mr. Carlson, 91, of Blooming Prairie, died Friday (Sept. 26, 2003) at Prairie Manor Care Center.

He was born Aug. 10, 1912, and married Donna Mae Dahl in April 1953 in Wisconsin. He worked as a farm laborer and, when he retired, fixed lawnmowers. He enjoyed playing fiddle and fishing and was the greeter at Prairie Manor, where he wore an old straw hat and sunglasses.

He is survived by a son, Greg Carlson of Blooming Prairie; a daughter, Joni (Tom) Gallaher of Austin; seven grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters.

Friends may call at the Prairie Manor chapel a half hour before the service. Worlein Blooming Prairie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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