Robert A. Carlson,
age 91 of Porter, passed away on July 30, 2018, at his home.
He was born on
December 26, 1926, in Porter, IN, to Arvid and Ethel Carlson, both of whom
preceded him in death.
He is survived by
his sons: Robert (Kathy) Ton of Porter, Greg (Cathy) Ton of Valparaiso, and
Scott (Wynne) Ton of Porter; his eight grandchildren: Brian (Christine) Ton,
Kelly (Erik) Peterson, Robyn (Ben) Boche, Christopher (Cassie) Ton, Danielle
(Jeremy) Lesher, Joshua Ton, Sarah (Eric) Camel, and Rachel (Brandon)
Morgan; along with his siblings, Dorothy Crose of Minnesota and Donald
(Merle) Carlson of Texas; and by numerous nieces and nephews.
He is also preceded
in death by his wife, Arlene Carlson on October 8, 1996, and by his
siblings: Kenneth, Betty, and Marilyn.
Robert was a
lifetime member of Augsburg Evangelical Lutheran Church. He also proudly
served his country in the United States Army. He enjoyed being active in the
outdoors and loved gardening.
There will be a
private funeral service at the Chesterton Cemetery.
under the care of White-Love Funeral Home, Chesterton, IN.
Memories may be