(Friday - December 04, 2020) - Lucas Howard Carlson, age 40, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 1, at UP Health System - Marquette.

Lucas was born on May 18, 1980 in Norway, the son of Debra (Lucas) Carlson and the late Rodney Carlson. He graduated from North Dickinson High School in 1998, and started working for the family business, Carlson Bulldozing. He traveled around the country with IBEW, working for various companies, most recently working for MJ Electric as a substation technician.

Lucas was a very skilled welder and won several welding awards and competitions. He won a state welding competition in Lower Michigan.

He was a member of IBEW Local #1002 as well as a member of the Breen Township Volunteer Fire Department, and an avid outdoorsman that enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Lucas enjoyed anything that involved a motor. He loved snowmobiling, motorcycles and stock car racing.

He is survived by his mother Debra Carlson of Foster City; sisters Brandi (Stephen) White of New Braunfels, Texas and Stacy (Mike) Nylund of Wasilla, Alaska; brother Rod (Madge) Carlson of Foster City; girlfriend Tara Lin Schmaus and her daughter Lynzie Lin Schmaus; nieces Harley Jo Nylund, Chelsey and Andi Carlson; nephews Ryan Johnson, Michael (Daisy) Nylund and Chase Carlson; paternal grandfather Howard Carlson; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Lucas was preceded in death by his father Rodney Carlson; paternal grandmother Alice Carlson; maternal grandparents Harry and Janet Lucas; uncles Dewayne and Jim Carlson.

Family will greet friends on Wednesday, December 9 from 10:00 until 11:00 AM at the at Mission Covenant Church in Foster City.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 AM at the Mission Covenant Church with Pastor Kyle Henderson, officiating.

Interment will be held at the Foster City Cemetery in the spring.


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