(Monday - October 12, 2020) - John F. "Jack" Carlson, age 95, of Durham, North Carolina, formerly of Iron Mountain, passed away on Tuesday, October 6, at Hock Family Pavilion in Durham.

Jack was born July 11, 1925, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the son of John W. and Florence (Miners) Carlson. He graduated from Iron Mountain High School and continued his education at the University of Michigan where he received his BS in Engineering. He later became the Vice President of manufacturing at Hoskins.

Jack served in the Air Force during WWII, and was a proud veteran. Jack regularly volunteered his time at the Oscar G. Johnson V.A. Medical Center in Iron Mountain. In addition to his volunteering, Jack enjoyed golfing at Oak Crest in Norway, gardening, cooking, and was an active member of First Methodist church in Iron Mountain where he directed the choir, sang, and played piano.

Jack lived independently until the last 10 days of his life.

In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by two wives, Beverly Paradiso Carlson and later, Geraldine Martinson Carlson.

Left to cherish his memory are his two daughters, Kristine Barman and Deborah Badge, five grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

Interment will be at Cemetery Park. Due to the Covid virus, a memorial service will be held at a future date.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Hospice Foundation of America at www.hospicefoundation.org.

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The Family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the arrangements.


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