On Sunday, October 10, 2021, Dennis Carlson, loving father of two and a half dozen children (two boys and a half dozen girls), passed away at a care facility in Gooding, Idaho, at the age of 72.
Dennis was born in Nyssa, Oregon, to Bernice and Leland Carlson. He served in the National Guard for three years before becoming an electrician, working as a journeyman in the Treasure Valley for three decades. Dennis had a great love of music and dance, participating in ballroom and folk dance teams as well as the Boise Institute Choir for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and instructing for Nielson School of Dance in Boise. After retirement he took up DJing for local dances, allowing him to continue dancing and spreading his love of music.
He is preceded in death by his mother, father, stepfather (Hudson Miller), and younger brother (Ivan). He is survived by four siblings (Shirley, Leland, Ralph, and Louise), his former spouse (Patricia), eight children (Erick, Matt, Stacie, Kellee, Summer, Brooke, Britteny, and Angie), and 35 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Monday, October 18th at 10 a.m. at the Goddard Ward Chapel, 8620 Goddard Road, Boise. A viewing will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, October 17 at Relyea Funeral Chapel and at the church prior to the services. Interment will be in Kohlerlawn, Nampa. All family and friends are welcome. If unable to attend the services in person, Zoom is available via this link:
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