Bruce A. Carlson

Bruce Carlson of Pine City died at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at the age of 63.

Bruce Allen Carlson was born March 3, 1956, to Maynard and Patricia (Plessel) Carlson in Grantsburg, Wisconsin.

Bruce met the love of his life, Karen Gloege, when they were just kids. On June 29, 1974, they were married and raised three children.

Bruce was an avid outdoorsman, whether it was raising beef cattle, hunting, fishing, camping with family or just sitting out in the back forty with Ma.

Bruce and Karen enjoyed traveling around the country every year and just celebrated 45 years of marriage.

Bruce was loved by so many and will be deeply missed.

Bruce is survived by the love of his life, wife Karen Carlson; daughter Jessica (Terry) Clementson; sons Gary (Jessica) Carlson and Nicholas Carlson, all of Pine City; grandchildren Andrew and Derek Clementson, Mackenzie, Myah and Mason Carlson and Cody, Timarie, Donovan and Josh Jones; great-grandson Phoenix Bean; Godchildren Melinda Carlson and Heather Hill; siblings Colleen Stennett, Joyce (Wayne) Godlewski, all of Blaine, James (Janet) Carlson of Fridley, Douglas (Janet) Carlson of Dalbo, Brian (Annette) Carlson of Coon Rapids, Leanne (Jasen) Gageby of Cottage Grove; many nieces and nephews.  

He was preceded in death by his parents Maynard and Patricia Carlson.

Reverend Glen Kleppe officiated at funeral services for Bruce Wednesday, July 17 at the Zion Lutheran Church in Pine City.  The interment took place in the Rock Creek Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to:  Funeral and Cremation Service of Pine City – Swanson Chapel.

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