December 25, 1933 - November 19, 2020
**The funeral service will be streamed live on Shawn Minter’s Facebook page.**
John C. Carlson, the son of John Peter and Florence Lorraine (Campbell) Carlson, was born December 25, 1933, on the family farm in York Township east of Tarkio, Missouri. John attended Tarkio High School, Tarkio, graduating in 1950. He then attended Tarkio College, Tarkio for two years.
On March 24, 1955, John entered the United States Air Force and served his country for four years. He received his honorable discharge on March 23, 1959.
John was employed by Western Electric and Lucent Technologies in St. Louis, Missouri and Colorado. He worked as an Engineering Tech in Communications. John later returned to Tarkio where he lived and worked on the family farm until retiring in the mid 2000’s.
Every year John planted a huge garden and enjoyed sharing his produce with everyone. John passed away, Thursday, November 19, 2020, in Omaha, Nebraska, at the age of 86.
Besides his parents, John was preceded in death by siblings, Lila Nebel, Robert Carlson, Norma Carlson, Marilea Nietfeld, and Gordon Carlson. Survivors include, siblings, David R. Carlson, Columbia, Missouri, Marjorie (Don) Holloway, Norfolk, Nebraska, and Lynn Carlson, Overland Park, Kansas; numerous nieces and nephews.
**Due to current conditions, the family requests masks be worn during the visitation and funeral service.**
Funeral Service: 11:00 A.M., Monday, November 23, 2020, Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio.
The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 A.M., Monday, prior to the funeral service. Open visitation begins 10:00 A.M, Sunday, November 22, 2020, Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio.
Interment: Home Cemetery, Tarkio.
Memorials: Tarkio Nutrition Center
Arrangements: Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio.