Gerald Newlander Carlson, “Jerry” age 84 of Watertown passed away on Thursday, December 20, 2012. He was born December 10, 1928 to Reuben and Emily (Newlander) Carlson in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Jerry was united in marriage to Anne Katherine Fowler on July 15, 1950. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Jerry was a longtime employee of Kusistu Engineering of St. Paul, Minnesota.
Upon retirement Jerry enjoyed playing bridge, woodcarving, and getting together with his neighbors.
He is survived by his children Sarah Carlson, Christopher Carlson, Eric (Jean) Carlson; grandchildren Dustin Rasmussen, Travis Carlson, Stafford Carlson, Emily Carlson, Kristen Carlson; great grandchildren Ben Rasmussen and Samantha Rasmussen.
A memorial gathering was held on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at the Iten’s Watertown Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m.