Russell K. Carlson, age 46, of Isanti died July 16, 2009suddenly at home. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, July 16th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel with Rev. Bill Berg officiating. A time for visiting will be 2 hours prior to theservice at the funeral home.
Russell Kenneth Carlson was born April 6, 1963 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Wayne and Karen Carlson. Russell was raised in Minneapolis and Isanti. On June 16, 1990 he married Theresa Sward in Cambridge and they made their home in Isanti. Russell was a huge NASCAR fan and never missed his Sunday race. He also enjoyed fishing and his pets. Russ loved his family and grandchildren, and enjoyed spending his spare time with them. He was happily married to the love of his life Theresa for 19 years. He was greatly loved and will be forever missed.
He is survived by his loving wife, Theresa; three sons, Russell Carlson of Isanti, Christopher Carlson and Amber McBride of Bethel, and Travis Carlson of Brainerd; one daughter, Tressa Carlson of Isanti; father, Wayne Carlson of Albertville; mother, Karen Monroe of Detroit Lakes; one brother, Bryan Carlson of Ham Lake; one sister, Kim Carlson of Rogers; three grandchildren, Kaylee, Alyssa and Xander; by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Russell was preceded in death by a daughter Katrina Carlson, by his uncle Jerry, and grandpa and grandma Beck.