BARAGA - Carroll P. Fahlgren, 92, of Baraga, passed away Monday, June 11, 2012, at Baraga County Memorial Hospital in L'Anse, following a three month illness.
He was born in Skanee March 24, 1921, the son of the late Paul and Caroline (Nelson) Fahlgren.
Carroll attended school in Skanee and graduated in 1939.
He served in the U.S. Army during WWII.
On Nov. 2, 1946, he married the former Marcella Vizina in L'Anse.
He worked as a machine repairman for General Motors, retiring in 1982. Carroll and Marcella moved to Baraga in 1985.
Carroll was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church in Baraga, the Alston VFW Post 7646 and Baraga American Legion Post 444.
He enjoyed sports, fishing, playing cards and traveling.
Mr. Fahlgren is survived by his loving wife, Marcella; son, Dan Fahlgren (Paygie) of Holly, Mich.; grandchildren, Michelle, Stacey and Shannon; great-grandchildren, Griffin, Ryder, Jared, Sydney and Julian; sister, Lou Ella Ellis of L'Anse; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by four sisters.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 15, 2012, from St. Ann's Catholic Church in Baraga with Fr. Antony Lukka, celebrant. Interment will take place in Baraga Cemetery following the Mass.
Graveside military honors will be conducted by Baraga County area veterans, under the direction of the Baraga American Legion Post 444.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 14 from 6 until 8 p.m. in the Reid Funeral Service and Chapel, L'Anse. A parish prayer service will be held in the Funeral Chapel at 7:30 pm.
Mr. Fahlgren's obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to the family at rfsc.net.
The family has entrusted the Reid Funeral Service and Chapel, L'Anse, with the arrangements.