Gary Marlin Carlson, 78, of Enumclaw, WA died September 9, 2013. Gary was born in Edmore, ND, November 13, 1934. Gary was the loving husband of 57 years to Irene Carlson and devoted father to Marlin and Mitch Carlson. Gary was a 57 year resident of Washington State. He served in the Army. Gary retired in 1990 after 20 years at Northwest Aluminum Products. He was a private pilot and enjoyed flying, hunting and fishing, incorporating all three into numerous fishing and hunting trips to Alaska and British Columbia. Gary also loved going on camping trips with his family to Montana and many other great fishing destinations. He was a craftsman with the ability to build anything. Gary is survived by his wife, Irene; two sons, Marlin Carlson of Enumclaw and Mitch Carlson of Auburn; grandchildren, Courtney Carlson, Garrett Carlson, Samantha Bellah and Britney Gerrald; one great grandchild, Danika Dodd; brothers, Verlane (Lillian) Carlson, Dennis (Judy) Johnson, Gary and Dale Myrand; and one sister, Jackie Johnson. Gary was preceded in death by Ina Carlson, mother; Robert Myrand, father; and George Johnson, step-father. Cremation by Weeks Funeral Home of Enumclaw, WA. A memorial service will follow at a later date.
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Published in The Herald (Everett) from Sept. 15 to Sept. 22, 2013
Weeks' Enumclaw Funeral Home
1810 Wells Street Enumclaw, WA 98022