Terry R. Carlsen, age 45, passed away April 18, 1998, at 6:30 p.m. from cancer at his home in Salt Lake City, under the care of his son and loyal friends.

Born March 27, 1953, to Walter R. and Nellie (Jerry Wilkinson) Carlsen. Both preceded him in death. He married Cari Lyn; later divorced. She preceded him in death.He loved to work on and restore vintage vehicles. He was most recently employed by Forshee Auto Sales, but had owned and operated his own body shops throughout his life. Terry's great joys were fishing and camping. He achieved his greatest dream of being reunited with his son, Zachery, after 19 years.

He is survived by his son, Zachery Olson; stepmother, Star Wright; brother, Walter N.; sister-in-law, Deann Woodard; niece, Cindy Carlsen of California; aunt and uncles, Elsie Oliver of Salt Lake City, John Carlsen of Great Falls, Mont.; Cliff Carlsen of Salt Lake City, and Ken Carlsen of Newman, Calif.; as well as numerous friends and associates.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 21, 2 p.m. at the Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary Chapel, 10600 South 1700 East, where friends and family may call one hour prior to services. Interment, Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery.

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