5/14/1938 ~ 2/21/2019
Richard Lee Carlsen, 80 of Ephraim, UT, passed away peacefully February 21, 2019 of natural causes at the Sanpete Valley Hospital in Mt. Pleasant, UT. Born May 14, 1938 to Melvin Richard & Lizzie Verona Hardcastle Carlsen in Murray, Utah.
Married Sandra Allen July 19, 1957 in Salt Lake City, UT, later sealed in the Mesa Arizona Temple.
Richard started his family life, following in his fathers footsteps, working on trains at Kennecott Copper Mine. After spending many decades in Mesa, AZ as a professional estimator in the mechanical contracting industry they moved back to Utah retiring in Ephraim. Richard and Sandra enjoyed serving in the Manti Temple and doing family history work.
Survived by his sons, Richard Dean (Kathy) Carlsen; Brent Lynn Carlsen; Mark Steven Carlsen, eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter; sisters Carolyn (Bruce) Golsan, Barbara (Jim) Nuzman. Preceded in death by his wife Sandra; siblings, Keith Carlsen, Betty Booth, Melvin Carlsen; grandson, Nick Swanson.
Funeral services will be held Monday February 25, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in the Ephraim 6th Ward Chapel (450 N 200 W) with a viewing from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. prior to services at the church. Interment in the Ephraim Park Cemetery. Online condolences rasmussenmortuary.com