Carlson, Roger "Swede" age 61, of Outing, died on December 25, 2012. He was born on January 29, 1951 in Minneapolis to Russell and Shirley (Martin) Carlson. He was a former member of the Carpenter Union Local 851. He married Joanne Lila Violett on October 12, 1974 in Robbinsdale. Survivors include his wife, Joanne; sister, Claudia Zupon (Ron Wadsworth) of Corcoran; several nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. Friends may call at the Koop Funeral Home on Sunday, December 30, 2012 from 1 to 4 pm with a prayer service at 3:30 pm. Burial will be at the Pine Ridge Cemetery in Emily.
Published in Star Tribune on Dec. 27, 2012