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Bradley L. Carlson April 11, 1948 - Feb. 25, 2009

FRANKLIN -- Bradley "Barley" Luther Carlson, 60, of Franklin, died Wednesday near his home in Franklin

The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar. Burial will be at Calvary Lutheran Cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

He was born April 11, 1948, in Willmar to Charles and Marjorie (Thorson) Carlson. He grew up in Willmar and Atwater and graduated from Atwater High School in 1966.

He married Suzette Knaus on June 30, 1970. They lived in Kimball and he was employed at Anderson Trucking in St. Cloud. He later became self-employed as a truck driver. They divorced in 1992 and he has since lived in Kandiyohi County.

He is survived by his children: Brad (and Brenda) Carlson of Sartell, Tanya (and Tim) Dickie of Buffalo, Luke Carlson of Kimball and Olivia (and Jeff) May of New Prague; six grandchildren and his mother: Marjorie Carlson (and Leo Gruber) of Willmar.

He was preceded in death by his father and one brother.