Paul R. Carlson age 58, of Rhinelander formerly of Eagle River and Conover died, Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at his home. He was born November 13, 1954 to Carl and Esther (Danielson) Carlson in Youngstown, Ohio. Paul went to elementary school in Conover and graduated high school in 1973 in the Chicago area. He worked as an auto mechanic, food service route sales and at Wal-Mart. Paul enjoyed boating, fishing and automobile racing. He especially loved spending time with family and friends.
Paul is survived by his brother, Wes (Fran) Carlson of Evanston, IL, a brother-in-law, Roger Johnson of Clarendon Hills, IL and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Linnea Johnson.
A memorial service will be held in the Chicago area. Hildebrand Russ Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. All are invited to light a candle and leave an online condolence at hildebrandfh.com