Darrel "Red" Clifford Carlson, 77, of Storm Lake, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010 in Sioux City. A celebration of life service will be held on Monday, Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. at the Storm Lake United Methodist Church. There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to establish a memorial fund in his honor. At a later time, the family will be holding a private service at the Carlson farm.
Darrel was born on March 2, 1933 in Alta.
He is survived by wife Virginia Carlson; daughter Pat Stevens of Omaha, Neb.; son, Bryan (Sara) Carlson of Storm Lake; grandchildren Katie (Dino) Chaffin of Omaha, Neb.; Cody (Sabrina) Stevens of Omaha, Neb.; Marcia Paige, Tate and Lane Carlson of Storm Lake; great-granddaughter Alicia Stevens of Omaha, Neb.
He is preceded in death by father Antone "Tony" Carlson, mother Viola Carlson, daughter Marcia Carlson Mercer, and brother Dale "Tony" Carlson.