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Merrik Steven CARLSON

Forest Hill - Canton Cemetery
Lincoln County,
South Dakota

Merrik Steven 1942--2011
Cheryl Jean 1949--
Married Oct 27, 1973

Merrik Steven Carlson, age 69, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011 at the Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls. His funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 23, at Shalom Lutheran Church in Harrisburg, with burial at Forest Hill Cemetery near Canton.
Merrik Steven was born Aug. 30, 1942 in Green County, IA. He grew up on a farm and graduated from Paton High School. He was employed at the Argus Leader for several years and then owned & published the Wells Mirror in Wells, MN. After returning to Sioux Falls, he was an owner/operator truck driver. In the last few years he was leased to TeSlaa Trucking, Le Mars, IA. He married Cheryl Larson October 27, 1973. He was a member of the Elks Club & a member of Shalom Lutheran Church, Harrisburg. Grateful for having shared his life are: his wife, Cheryl; sons- Todd (Jolene) of Wells, MN, Brett (Tiffany) of Cherokee, IA; daughters- Michelle (David) Warner, of Alcester, SD, Marcia (Clint) Leighty of Persia, IA, and Amy (Dan) Foss of Sioux Falls, SD; grandchildren- Tanya, Derrik, Austin & Kaylee Carlson, Sam & Carmen Borns, Cassie Leighty, Katie & Rylee Gannon, Brielle, Braelin & Brinlie Foss; great-granddaughter, Aliza Neitzel; sister, Sue (Ed) Olson of Yuma, AZ and two brothers- Roger (Marianne) Carlson of Jefferson, IA and David (Ann) Carlson of Manly, IA. Steve was preceded in death by his daughter, Angela, and parents Emrik and Ruth Carlson.

Contributed on 5/28/12 by bjbraaten
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Submitted: 5/28/12 • Approved: 5/28/12 • Last Updated: 8/13/15 • R161434-G161434-S3

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