Richard Lee Carlsen

5/14/1938 ~ 2/21/2019

CarlsenRichardCropRichard Lee Carlsen, 80 of Ephraim, UT, passed away peacefully February 21, 2019 of natural causes at the Sanpete Valley Hospital in Mt. Pleasant, UT. Born May 14, 1938 to Melvin Richard & Lizzie Verona Hardcastle Carlsen in Murray, Utah.
Married Sandra Allen July 19, 1957 in Salt Lake City, UT, later sealed in the Mesa Arizona Temple.
Richard started his family life, following in his fathers footsteps, working on trains at Kennecott Copper Mine. After spending many decades in Mesa, AZ as a professional estimator in the mechanical contracting industry they moved back to Utah retiring in Ephraim. Richard and Sandra enjoyed serving in the Manti Temple and doing family history work.
Survived by his sons, Richard Dean (Kathy) Carlsen; Brent Lynn Carlsen; Mark Steven Carlsen, eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter; sisters Carolyn (Bruce) Golsan, Barbara (Jim) Nuzman. Preceded in death by his wife Sandra; siblings, Keith Carlsen, Betty Booth, Melvin Carlsen; grandson, Nick Swanson.
Funeral services will be held Monday February 25, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in the Ephraim 6th Ward Chapel (450 N 200 W) with a viewing from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. prior to services at the church. Interment in the Ephraim Park Cemetery. Online condolences

2 Responses to “Richard Lee Carlsen”

  1. Robert E. booth says:

    Dear Carlsen Family,
    Uncle to Me,,, , Uncle Richard what a Good Man and Father. Family members seemed to be sleeping over almost every time we got together ,we had a blast !! .. , you all Traveled to Arizona , I am sorry we didn’t see more of each other. Rick , Brent ,Mark So sorry for your loss, Uncle Richard raised you all up good, really good ! Carolyn and Barbara We are so sorry you lost your brother, rest assured Babette and ALL the rest are welcoming his radiant spirit Home , Home at Last surrounded with LOVE !~
    Peace Be With You !! Love Robert and Tonya Booth

  2. DUANE C HILL says:

    Dear Gina, I am so sorry to learn of Gene’s passing; my deepest sympathy to you. I must add—I have never read or heard a more beautiful obituary tribute than the one you gave to Gene.

    Duane Hill