Douglas M. Carlson, 66, died peacefully in his sleep on September 8, 2018, at home in Glen Ellyn, IL. Doug was born in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina on February 29, 1952 to the late Allen M. Carlson and Shirley McPherson Carlson of Elmhurst and Willowbrook, IL. He is preceded in death by his father and mother; and his sister, Sue Ellen Tarantello. Doug is survived by his wife of ten years, Bernice Moody; son, Ryan (Alissa) of Chicago; son, Kevin (Beth) of Chicago; sister, Kimberly (Larry Shatuck) of Friday Harbor, WA; one granddaughter, Amelia; and one grandson, Eli; stepsons Joel Moody, Bill (Victoria) Caponigro; stepdaughter, Hannah Moody; and two step grandchildren, Isabella and Mason.
Doug graduated from York Community High School in 1970. He was a proud member of the Teamsters Local 673. At the time of his death, Doug had been working for S. Schroeder Trucking Inc. for 32 years.
Friends are invited to join the family at Leonard Memorial Funeral Home, 565 Duane St. Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 (630-469-0032), on Sunday, September 16, 2018 for a visitation from 2 – 5 PM. A memorial service will follow at 5 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in Doug’s name can be made to American Cancer Society Illinois www.cancer.org or Almost Home Foundation, 1800 W Irving Park Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60193, http://almosthomefoundation.org/ .