AKKERMAN-INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA
Roy B. Carlson, of Ogilvie, formerly of Bock, MN, passed away on Wed. April 26, 2017 at the VA Hospital in St. Cloud. He was 79 years old.
CELEBRATION OF LIFE SERVICE will be held on Saturday, April 29th at 3:00 p.m. at Akkerman-Ingebrand Funeral Home in Mora.
VISITATION will be from 2:00-3:00 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.
INTERMENT will be at Borgholm Cemetery in Bock.
Roy Bennie Carlson, of Ogilvie, formerly of Bock, passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at the VA Hospital in St. Cloud, Minnesota. He was 79 years old.
Roy was born at home in Bock, MN to Clarence and Wilhelmina (Dye) Carlson on May 18, 1937. The family moved to Ogilvie, MN where they owned a dairy farm. Roy joined the Air Force in 1955, and was stationed in Forbes, Kansas. While on military leave he met Betty Louise Hayward, they married on July 13, 1957. On August 13, 1958 Roy and Betty welcomed their only child Gregory Roy Carlson. The three of them lived between Topeka and Independence, Kansas for six years, and then moved to Ogilvie in 1965, MN. Roy and Betty both worked at the Twin Cities Arsenal for a few years and then became farmers. Roy’s dream was always to own his own bar, and on October 12, 1987 that dream came true when Roy’s Place opened in Bock MN. Roy and Betty enjoyed the winters in Texas and the summers in Minnesota.
Roy is preceded in death by his wife Betty, parents Clarence and Wilhelmina Carlson, father and mother- in-law Clarence and Anna Hayward; brothers, Clarence Carlson Jr, Dean Carlson, Paul Carlson and sister Marion Frank.
He is survived by his son Gregory (Christie) Carlson, 4 grandchildren, Jeremy (Claudia) Carlson, Linda (Jeremy) Rogers, Jenell Carlson (Jeremey), and Sheila (Andrew) Burggraff; 8 great grandchildren, Aylisa, Derrick, Alaina, Emma, Amelia, Cecelia, Elizabeth, and Rebecca; brothers, Floyd Carlson, David (Sue) Carlson, Tim (Sue) Carlson; sisters, Audrey Hines, Susan Schmidt, Margret (Roger) Girard, Jeanette( Jon) Cramsie, and Barbara (Gregg) Weisner; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.