Edwin Carlson

Edwin Carlson, 93, of Bemidji, MN, died Sunday, August 30, 2020, at Neilson Place in Bemidji, MN. Private Family Services will be held. Interment will be in the Lakeview Cemetery in Blackduck, MN, under the direction of the Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji. Edwin was born on January 28, 1927 in Bemidji, MN, a twin son of Eddie and Ina Carlson. His twin brother passed away at four and a half months old from pneumonia and whooping cough. He raised and educated in NE Minneapolis, and tested out of high school. He served in the US Marine Corps during World War II for 30 months until his Honorable Discharge in 1947. He attended The Minnesota School of Business and received a degree in Court Reporting. He worked in Detroit for a year and a half, before moving to Bemidji and opening Bemidji Court Reporting. He married Gloria Leach in 1973. Together they had two children, and later divorced. He resided at Baker Park for the last several years. He enjoyed feeding squirrels, and really enjoyed dogs. He is survived by his children: Chet Carlson of Tenstrike, MN,  Vicky (Martin) Gack of Bemidji,  Grandchildren, Luke, Evan, and Aaron.  Sister, Louise Sorenson of Hammond, Indiana,He was preceded in death by his parents, and twin brother Edward Carlson. Condolences can be left at www.ceasefuneralhome.com


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