Visitation5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Friday, June 23, 2017 at the O'Connell Family Funeral Home in Hudson, WI
Funeral Services8:00 p.m. Friday, June 23, 2017 at the O'Connell Family Funeral Home in Hudson, WI
Corey B. Carlson age 36 of Roberts, died tragically June 19th, 2017. Corey was born on October 25, 1980 in Chisago Lakes, Minnesota; the son of Richard and Joan (Klove) Carlson. He attended Osseo Fairchild Elementary prior to attending Glenwood City and Baldwin High Schools. Corey was gifted with his hands and carpentry. He worked many years for Lindus Construction as a roofing supervisor. More recently, he was self-employed as a contractor for Carlson Custom Exterior and Remodeling.
On October 11, 2014, he was united in marriage to Melissa Timm at Emerald Ridge in Menomonie, Wisconsin. Together, they have made Roberts their home. Corey’s life was being surrounded by family. He loved being a dad and taking the boys hunting or being a baseball coach. He took great pride in showing them appreciation of the outdoors and safety. They also had great memories taking the kids camping and fishing. Corey loved to see others smile by making them laugh. He was always more than willing to help anyone in need by offering a helping hand in any circumstance.
Corey will live on in the hearts of his wife Melissa; children Caleb, Keagan, McKenna, Ava, and his unborn twins due in November. He is further survived by his parents Richard and Joan of Woodville; brother Rick (Melissa) Carlson of Roberts and their children Kaiden, Madelynn, Lyla; ‘Carlson’ Aunt & Uncle Ray Carlson of Osseo; Alice Sieg of Eau Claire; parents-in-law Bruce and Kathy Timm of Spring Valley; sister-in-law Bridget (Jon) Wood of Elmwood and their children Cora and Annabelle; ‘Klove’ aunts and uncles Don (Betty) Bauer of Eau Claire, Helen (David) Peterson of Cadott, Donna (Gary) Sparks of Oakdale, Linda Parker of Chippewa Falls, Nancy Klove of Osseo; as well as many aunts, uncles, and extended family on Melissa’s side. Corey is preceded in death by his grandparents; uncles Duane Klove, Clarence Sieg; and aunt Diane Carlson.
A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, June 23, followed by an 8:00 p.m. Memorial Service at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home, 520 S. 11th St., Hudson. Memorials are preferred and will be used for his children.