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William Arthur Carlson

January 29, 1958 — November 18, 2021

William A. “Bill” Carlson age 63 of Detroit Lakes, MN died November 18, 2021 at Essentia Hospital in Fargo, ND.

William Arthur Carlson was born January 29, 1958 in Crookston, MN to Floyd and Carol (Schaffroth) Carlson. He grew up and received his education in Red Lake Falls, MN, graduating from Red Lake Falls High School. He then attended the Staples Technical College where he learned to be a Heavy Equipment Operator. Over the years he worked for Hexom Construction of Fargo, Moorhead Electric, and Drewes Construction, of Frazee.

Bill enjoyed spending time outdoors, camping, and spending time with family. He also enjoyed playing games on his ipad and listening to music.

He is survived by his children, Jake, Katie, Sarah, Aaron, Tyler (Amber), and Danielle; grandchildren, Nick Carlson, Elxi (Killian) Henning, Kristopher Wilkins, Kameron Wilkins, Jazmine Wilkins, Jersey Wilkins, Jaylen Block, Kobey Block, Chance Lewis, Cort Lewis, Lance Delair, Aubriannah Delair, and Little Man DeWitt; and numerous great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and grandmother, Deloris Carlson.

Celebration of Life will be held at the Country Inn & Suites-1330 US-Hwy 10 East-Detroit Lakes, MN-November 29, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. for family and close friends.

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