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Neil Raynold Carlson

Neil Raynold Carlson Neil Raynold Carlson


Neil Raynold Carlson, 82, Ogema, passed away at Aspirus Medford Hospital on Friday, March 13, 2020.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 1, at the Ogema Fire Hall. The family will receive visitors from 10 a.m. until the time of services. Neil was born in Tomahawk on Feb. 21, 1938, the son of Raynold and Alice (Marheine) Carlson. He was a 1956 graduate of Prentice High School and then attended Milwaukee Technical College. He was married to Sharon Grant in First Lutheran Church in Ogema on Dec. 4, 1971. He was employed by Allis Chalmers Company in Milwaukee for nine years and then returned to Ogema in 1973. He operated a construction business in Ogema for four years, and then began his 42 year career with Badger Precision Cut Stock (formerly Larson Pallet). In that time he also owned and operated Carlson’s Bar in Ogema. He was a member of First Lutheran Church, Ogema, a 46 year member of the Ogema Volunteer Fire Department, serving as chief for 10 of those years, served as a member and later chairman of the Ogema Town Board, was a member of the Pioneer Park Committee, and was a member of the Price County Fireman’s Association. In his free time he enjoyed playing pool and horseshoes, and bowling.

Neil is survived by Sharon, his wife of 48 years; by three children, Christine (Jeffrey) Hallstrand of Ogema, Ritchie of Appleton, and Jodie (Todd) Metz of Medford; and three grandchildren, McKenzie, Emilie, and Cash. He was preceded in death by his parents.

For online condolences, please visit www.heindlfuneralhome. com. Heindl Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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