Family Carlson

  • "Dear Don and Pat, We can't find the words to tell you how..."
    - Gary and Mary Jo Nasiedlak
  • "condolences, what a heartbreaking accident."
    - Gary Lund
  • "My heart goes out to the Carlson and the Barnett family...."
    - NC
  • "Don and Pat, We remember both of you, Corey and Kim when..."
    - Judy and Bob Locke
  • "What a tragedy .My heart goes out to the family ......My..."

Carlson Family

Corey Bennett Carlson

Hetty Marie (Barnett) Carlson

Ella Marie Carlson

Adelaide Lucielle Carlson

The Carlson Family Perished in a tragic airplane accident at Amber Lake on Friday, July 30, 2011.

A wake will be held Thursday, August 11, 2011 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, 3900 Wisconsin St. at 6:00 p.m. A visitation will be 4pm Friday the 12th and a memorial service at 5pm at Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Corey was born in Peoria Illinois April 2, 1970, to Don and Pat Carlson, the family moved to Anchorage in March of 1975.

Hetty was born January 19, 1972 in Anchorage at Providence Hospital, to David and Diane (Jackovich) Barnett.

Ella was born May 17, 2006 in Anchorage at Providence Hospital to Corey and Hetty Carlson.

Adelaide was born April 30, 2008 in Anchorage at Providence Hospital, to Corey and Hetty Carlson.

Corey graduated from Service High School in 1988. He played hockey in High School. In his senior year, he lived and played Hockey in Dubuque Iowa. After high school he lived and played hockey in Vernon B.C, Canada. He received a Hockey Scholarship to Denver University where he graduated with a Master's Degree in Business. Corey got his pilot license in 2004 and worked GE Oil and Gas, formerly Hydril.

Hetty graduated from West Anchorage High School in 1990. She played soccer and participated in gymnastics and skiing. She attended Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1995. After College Hetty lived in Jackson Hole Wyoming for 3 years where she made some very dear friends. She then moved back to Anchorage where she worked for years in the pharmaceutical industry. She loved being home raising her family.

Ella attended Hope Lutheran Preschool for two years, and would have started kindergarten this fall and Addie would have started Preschool.

Corey, Hetty, Ella, Addie and their dog Amber spent most summer weekends at Hetty's family cabin at Lake Clark. Corey and Hetty were adoring parents and as a family, the Carlson's truly lived an Alaska lifestyle:flying, skiing, boating, ice-skating, playing hockey, cross-country skiing, berry picking and biking. Family was a priority to them...Hetty and Corey's families were always together. Their travels throughout Alaska and Hawaii as a family were cherished.

Corey is survived by his parents Don and Pat Carlson of Anchorage; sister Kim (Husband Casey) Bonebrake of Vancouver, WA and nephew and niece Hayden & Shelby Bonebrake of Vancouver, WA; uncle Jack Hammang (Wife Sharon) of Plymouth, MN; Aunt Theresa Kruse (husband John) of Emily, MN; and Evonne Thibert, of Monticello, MN.

Hetty is survived by her parents David & Diane Barnett; brother Ryan (wife Francisca) and niece Rylee Barnett and grandmother Bernadine Barnett all of Anchorage; Uncle Allen Barnett (wife Leslie) of Mesquite, NV; Aunt Sally Hanson (husband Bill) of Ellensburg, WA; uncle Melo (Buz) (wife Iris) Jackovich, Fairbanks, Ak.

Donations can be made to: The Corey and Hetty Carlson Family Hockey Scholarship Fund. Checks can be sent to any Wells Fargo Branch in Alaska or be sent to either Corey or Hettys parents.

Arrangements are with Janssen's Evergreen Memorial Chapel;

Published in Anchorage Daily News from Aug. 9 to Aug. 10, 2011