Carlson, Edward G. 89, of Eden Prairie, died June 8, 2011 at Fairview University Hospital. Ed was born June 4, 1922 in Tower, MN. He graduated from Tower High School and was an Air Force Sergeant stationed in N. Africa and Italy during WWII. He was employed at Northern Ordinance in Fridley for 34 years. He lived in Brooklyn Center, Lindstrom, Brooklyn Park, and at Summit Place in Eden Prairie since March 2007. Ed is survived by his wife of 61+ years, Audrey; son, Scott (Kate) of Eden Prairie; grandchildren, Matthew & Sarah Carlson, Zack & Ryan Armstrong; sister, Gladys (Jake) Krauss and sisters-in-law, Adeline Carlson and Muriel Erickson. Ed was preceded in death by parents, Gust & Annie Carlson; brother, Carl Carlson and sisters, Goldie (John) Anderson, Gertrude (Frank) Schmehl, and Ruth (Al) Jacobson. Service Friday, June 17 10:30 a.m. at BROOKDALE COVENANT CHURCH, 5139 Brooklyn Blvd., Brooklyn Center, MN. Visitation one hour prior to service. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials to Brookdale Covenant Church or donor's choice. Anderson Funeral Home 651-776-2761

Published on June 12, 2011


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