Carlton David Larson, age 57 of Clancy, passed away suddenly on Sunday, November 28, 2010 at St. Peter’s Hospital.
Carlton was born October 15, 1953 in Billings, Montana to David Holt Larson and Martha Ann (Mickelson) Larson. He graduated from Wolf Point High School and attended college at Dana College in Blair, NE. He was employed as a Western Region Desktop Services Manager with ACS in Helena, MT at the time of his death. He married Kathleen Lee (Horejs) Larson on September 7, 1996 in Billings, Montana.
Carlton was a wildlife photographer, an accomplished artist and craftsman. He loved fishing, his dogs (Swede and Leif) and his family. Carlton loved to tell humorous stories to make people laugh and feel at ease. He was a good friend and a good man. He also was a long time member of AA.
Carlton was preceded in death by his mother, Martha Ann (Mickelson) Larson. He is survived by his father, David Holt Larson of Great Falls, MT; his wife, Kathleen L. Larson of Clancy, MT; a brother, Craig Larson of Wolf Point, MT; sisters, Cynthia Davenport of Deer Lodge, MT and Carolyn Gilbertson of Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin; nieces, Marie, Jessica, and Annie; and nephews, Jake, James, Derek, Davis and Eric.
We would like to express our gratitude to his co-workers at ACS and Kathleen’s co-workers at Elkhorn Health and Rehab in Clancy.
A Memorial Service celebrating Carlton’s life is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 3, 2010 at the Retz Funeral Home Chapel. A reception for family and friends will follow the service in the Fellowship Hall of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 512 Logan. Arrangements are under the care of Retz Funeral Home. To offer a condolence to the family or to share a memory of Carlton, please visit www.retzfuneralhome.com.