Mitch Carlson (1955 - 2015)

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Mitch Carlson, Beloved Brother, Uncle, Cousin and Friend, has passed.
Mitch passed away suddenly and unexpectedly, Monday April 13, 2015.
Born August 20, 1955 in Virginia, Minnesota. His family moved to Juneau, Alaska in 1969 and then moved to Wasilla in 1983.
He loved Alaska, especially Juneau and visited often. He was a wonderful and caring man whose smile and laughter lit up the room and was always available for hugs! Mitch loved riding his Honda Valkyrie Tour motorcycle around town.
He was preceded in death by his father Roy, mother D. Faye, oldest brother Michael, uncle Vernon, aunt Cecelia and cousin Al Carlson all of Juneau.
He is survived by his brother, Mark Carlson, wife Shana and daughters, Meredith and Kinsey, of Pace, FL. He is also survived by his cousins Karen Carlson of Arizona; Dennis Carlson of Arizona and children; Sue Carlson (Al deceased) and children, Betty Nelson (David, Theoren, Isla), Clint Carlson, Michelle Van Kirk (Brian, Ethan, Hendrik, Clara) and Tina Martin (Josh & Isabelle) all of Juneau.
Mitch is also survived by an extended family of cherished friends; Carol & Doug Whelan of Juneau; Jennifer Whelan & son Lee Stoops of San Diego, CA; Kathy & Mitch Butler and children Mandy, Danny, Holly and David of Wasilla; Clark & Jo McCann of Wasilla; Sue & Jay Sims and children Donnie, Jason and Candy of Juneau; and Mike & Patti Nelson of Elfin Cove.
There will be a Celebration of Life to honor "Mitch" on May 15th at 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Whelan's home, 9353 Center Court Juneau, Alaska.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the .
Published in The Juneau Empire from May 5 to June 4, 2015
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