Carlson, Robert "Bob" S. Age 89 Passed away suddenly on March 8. Bob was greeted at Heaven's gate by his parents, his wife and many other loved ones. Born, raised and lived in Mpls/NE Mpls. He attended Edison High School. Joined the Navy in 1951 until 1955. Married love of his life, Diane, in June 1958. He has 4 children, 7 grandchildren, 7 great-grand-children. Bob loved spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed the cabin, boating, fishing, playing cards, horseshoes, casinos, weekly lunches with his family. He especially loved telling stories of the good old days and of his time in the Navy. He was always ready to beat someone at cribbage. Preceded in death by parents, Helmer and Eva; wife, Diane; brothers, Cliff and Ray; many other loved ones. Survived by children, Christi (Joe), Chad (Michelle), Craig, Caryn; grandchildren, Nick (Lindsey), Cory (Michelle), Jessica (Ed), Jamie (Brenyn), Dan (Rachel), Ethan, Erick; great grandchildren, John, Kyler, Annie, Everly, Beverlee, Sutton, Baby A; brother, Arnie (Sheila); sister, Darlene (Ray); sisters-in-law, Pat and Lorraine; godchildren, Dale, Kim, Blake, Ronda; special kitty, Eleanor "Ellie"; many other family and friends. Special thanks to Donna, Laurie, Ronda for helping out and playing cribbage endlessly. Thank you to Dr. Adam Van Dijk for the exceptional care over the years. Celebration of life for Bob and son Craig will be held Thursday, March 23rd at Faith Lilac Way Church, 5530 42nd Ave N., Robbinsdale, MN 55422. Visitation 10am, Service 11am with a luncheon to follow at the church.