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Carmen Rae Vlasin Obituary

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Carmen Rae Vlasin

Woodbury, Minnesota

December 18, 1957 - June 3, 2024

Carmen Rae Vlasin Obituary

Carmen Rae Vlasin, age 66 passed away unexpectedly on June 3, 2024. Carmen was born December 18, 1957 to Nels and Dolores Nelson in Detroit Lakes, MN. She grew up on the family farm in Rollag, MN. After graduation from Hawley High School she went on to chef school. She met her husband John and moved down to the Twin Cities area, eventually settling in Maple Grove. She was a cook manager at an elementary school and she loved her co-workers. When John and her retired they moved to their lake home in Mora, MN. It was her happy place. Carmen and John loved to camp, spend time outdoors and listen to loons at the lake. Carmen was a proud mom to her son, Dave and Daughter, Stacey. She was always at Dave’s football games and Stacey’s dance competitions cheering loud and proud. She was an honorary mom to all of their friends. Carmen was also a proud grandma to her granddaughters, Nora and Charlotte. She loved to watch her Granddogs when needed. Carmen loved to bake and share her sweet treats with everyone. She is preceded in death by her dad and mom, Nels and Dolores Nelson. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, John Vlasin, her son Dave Vlasin, her daughter Stacey (Steve) Palm, two grandchildren Nora and Charlotte, her brothers, Sherwood (Sheila) Nelson, Brian (Janna) Nelson, along with many nephews and nieces.

 

A celebration of life will be Saturday, June 29 at 2:00 in the afternoon with an hour visitation prior at O’Halloran & Murphy (8700 Valley Creek Rd. Woodbury, MN 55125.)

 

In lieu of flowers the family would like donations in Carmen’s to be sent to:

Kick Cancer to the Curb-Kanebec :County  2867 Rainbow Street Brookpark, MN 55007

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Carmen Rae Vlasin hosted by O'Halloran & Murphy Funeral and Cremation Services.

Carmen Rae Vlasin, age 66 passed away unexpectedly on June 3, 2024. Carmen was born December 18, 1957 to Nels and Dolores Nelson in Detroit Lakes, MN. She grew up on the family farm in Rollag, MN. After graduation from Hawley High School she went on to chef school. She met her husband John and moved down to the Twin Cities area, eventually settling in Maple Grove. She was a cook manager at an elementary school and she loved her co-workers. When John and her retired they moved to their lake home in Mora, MN. It was her happy place. Carmen and John loved to camp, spend time outdoors and listen to loons at the lake. Carmen was a proud mom to her son, Dave and Daughter, Stacey. She was always at Dave’s football games and Stacey’s dance competitions cheering loud and proud. She was an honorary mom to all of their friends. Carmen was also a proud grandma to her granddaughters, Nora and Charlotte. She loved to watch her Granddogs when needed. Carmen loved to bake and share her sweet treats with everyone. She is preceded in death by her dad and mom, Nels and Dolores Nelson. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, John Vlasin, her son Dave Vlasin, her daughter Stacey (Steve) Palm, two grandchildren Nora and Charlotte, her brothers, Sherwood (Sheila) Nelson, Brian (Janna) Nelson, along with many nephews and nieces.

 

A celebration of life will be Saturday, June 29 at 2:00 in the afternoon with an hour visitation prior at O’Halloran & Murphy (8700 Valley Creek Rd. Woodbury, MN 55125.)

 

In lieu of flowers the family would like donations in Carmen’s to be sent to:

Kick Cancer to the Curb-Kanebec :County  2867 Rainbow Street Brookpark, MN 55007

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Carmen Rae Vlasin hosted by O'Halloran & Murphy Funeral and Cremation Services.

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