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CARLSON, Dennis James

November 24, 1948 – Islay, Alberta
April 1, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta

Dennis beloved husband of Joyce (Sticka) of Calgary, AB, passed away on April 1, 2017 at the age of 68 years.

Dennis was born in Islay, Alberta to parents Walter and Marjorie Carlson. Dennis and Joyce were married on May 8th 1981 and enjoyed 35 years together. Dennis enjoyed the simple things in life such as a home cooked meal, spending time gardening and with his family. He would often spend his time carving wood as it was his greatest passion. He also loved teaching his granddaughters about all the wonders of the world and crafting/creating with them. Dennis died peacefully at home on April 1, 2017 after a lengthy battle with COPD.

Dennis is survived by his loving wife Joyce of Calgary, Alberta, their three children, LeAnne and David Moore of Langdon, Alberta, Daniel Carlson of Calgary, Alberta and Amanda Carlson of Calgary, Alberta and his granddaughters, Emmalee, Olivia and Sammie Moore of Langdon, Alberta. Dennis is also survived by his siblings Don and Dianne Carlson, Brian Carlson, Francis and Barb Carlson, George and Irene Starko, all of Vermilion, Alberta, Al and Marlene Carlson of Namao, Alberta, Tim and Karen Carlson of Sherwood Park and, Brenda and Wayne Lewis of Daysland, Alberta.

A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Dennis Carlson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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  1. Kellie Paquette

    So sorry for your loss. There are never the right words at a time as this. (cousin Kellie Carlson, Mississauga, ON)

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  2. Thinking of all of you!
    Uncle Dennis was a very special man,
    Hugs and prayers ❤️

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  3. We (Janet, Jordin and Nels) are truly sorry for your loss. Dennis was a warm generous kind soul who loved everybody. We are thinking about the whole family. May God be your strength to get you all through this sad time. Love You.

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  4. Irene and George Starko

    Thinking of you in this time of loss. Dennis is at peace after a long hard battle with COPD.

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  5. Steve and Debbie Moore

    Dennis was truly a family man and it showed with everything he did for them
    He always had a smile and look of pride when he was with his family
    If there was something he could do for his family or his friends, you could count on him
    He will truly be missed by all
    Love and condolences to all the loved ones he left behind

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  6. Francis Carlson

    To Joyce and Family. It is always sad to lose a loved one. Dennis was a loving husband, father , grandpa and in my situation a brother. We will miss him very much. We will always look back on the ways he affected our own life and smile. We had lots of great times. Love and Hugs from Francis and Barb

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  7. Dianne P. Carlson

    My deepest condolences to everyone during this very sad and difficult time. Dennis was such a happy-go-lucky person always making people smile. I am thinking of everyone and sending hugs! Take care!❤️

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  8. Don & Susie Maus

    Joyce – we were so sorry to read about Dennis’s passing. We want you to know we are thinking about you and praying for you especially in the difficult days ahead. God Bless you and your family.

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