Carl K. Carlson
July 27, 1939 - December 13, 2020
(Private) Prairie Cemetery, St. Charles Township
Carl K. Carlson, a.k.a “Buck” , “CC” 81, a longtime resident of St. Charles passed away peacefully in his home December 13, 2020 surround by his family and watching his beloved Chicago Bears. He was born July 27, 1939 in Elgin Illinois to Kenneth and Helen (Johnson) Carlson. He worked as a St. Charles police officer, electrician and retired after 37 years as the Chief Drafting Engineer for Seal Master Bearings, in Aurora Illinois.
He was married to his high school sweetheart of 60 years Denise (Triest) Carlson. He had three daughters Diane Boewe, Patti (Scott) Medder and Marcia (Bob) Williams. He was the proud grandfather of 7 grandchildren. Eric and Evan Boewe, Emily (Mike) Brown, Brandon (Becca) Medder, Alicia (Curtis), Abby and Addison Williams. Soon to be a great grandpa of baby girl Brown coming February 2021. He was a brother to five sisters (Charlotte Petges, Judy Rogers, Lana Gates, Melody Walker, Bonnie Eckman) and one brother (Larry Carlson), and a loving brother-in-law to Ronald C. Johnson, who he always referred to as his brother and best friend. He was also an Uncle to several nieces and nephews.
Buck had many interests and hobbies. He loved his dogs, hunting, woodworking, football, golf, softball, and Bloody Marys. He was a St. Charles Moose member and member of Turner Club in Aurora. If you knew him you may have heard him say “Be good” or “Hey Dolly”.
Buck had a passion for football from the age of 10. He played high school football, coached peewee football here in St Charles and even played semi pro football until a knee injury. His favorite team of course was the Chicago Bears and he never missed a game. He was an avid golfer, and spent much of his free time after retirement at Pottawatomie Golf course, were he golfed with many great friends. Football and golf weren’t the only sports that caught his interest. He spent countless hours at Langum field coaching and watching his daughters play softball. He started one of the first girls fast pitch softball teams “ St. Charles Foxes”.
A private burial will be Friday, December 18, 2020 at Prairie Cemetery in St Charles Illinois.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Buck’s name to Tails Humane Society, 2250 Barber Greene Rd., Dekalb, IL, https://www.tailshumanesociety.org/.