Jeffrey Duea Carlson, age 74 of Minnetonka passed away July 2, 2021.
Preceded in death by his parents, Beauford "Beef" & Phoebe (Duea). Survived by Jean, wife of 47 years; son, Josh; brothers, Bob (Karen), David; nephews Erik, Ryan, Jason, and great nieces/nephews. Shortly after High school graduation, he joined the Navy. After serving in the Navy, he worked in the railroad industry for several years. In 1979, he started a business with a friend, called Drain watch. Jeff also worked at Canterbury park, and as a courier. Throughout his life, Jeff made dozens of friends that will miss him. When Jeff made a friend, they were friends for life. A special thank you to the many doctors, nurses, and therapists at the Minneapolis VA hospital for their exceptional care after his stroke. Celebration of life will be at the Minnesota Arboretum Tuesday, July 13 from 1-4 (service 2-3), Gate fee is covered. Interment at Ft Snelling National Cemetery later this fall. In memory of Jeff please consider donating to the Minneapolis VA or diabetes association. Washburn-McReavy.com
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Published by Washburn-McReavy Funeral Chapels - Hopkins on Jul. 10, 2021.