Orlyn Carlson, 89
Orlyn Carlson, of Holiday, Florida, died Friday, November 8, 2019, at Heather Hill Health Care Center. He was 89 years old. He was born on May 24, 1930, in Antigo, a son of John and Louise (Bryant) Carlson. He married Ruth Burkhart on June 18, 1955, in Milwaukee. She survives and resides in Florida.
He was a graduate of Antigo High School in 1948.
He served in the United States Navy from 1951 to 1954.
Mr. Carlson worked for the Falk Corporation in Milwaukee as a stationary engineer for 39 years retiring June 30, 1989.
Our loving husband and father enjoyed golfing, bowling, playing cards and his family.
Survivors including his wife Ruth Carlson, are a daughter, Colleen Woodcock, of Holiday, Florida; a son, Daniel Carlson, Milwaukee; five grandchildren, Kent, Jamie, Laura, Mary, Danny; 13 great-Grandchildren; six sisters-in-law, Alice (Warren) Fuller of Lily, Mary (Raymond) Gibbs of Gresham, Millie Rudella of Greendale, Helen Burkhart of Antigo, Marvel Burkhart of Pickerel, Joyce Burkhart of Summit Lake; two brothers-in-law, Lee (Charlotte) Burkhart of Three Lakes, Floyd Burkhart of Bryant; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister in law, Leona Parsons, Doris and Carol Burkhart; four brothers-in-law, Paul, Otto, Milton “Wayne”, Donald, Ralph and Edwin Burkhart;
A funeral service will be held on Friday, November 15, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Bradley Funeral Home. Burial will take place in Bent Cemetery where Antigo Veterans will conduct military honors.
Visitation will be Friday from 12:30 p.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.