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Michael William Carlsen

November 7, 1953 October 9, 2017
Michael William Carlsen
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Obituary for Michael William Carlsen

Michael William Carlsen, 63, of Awendaw, SC, entered into eternal rest on Monday, October 9, 2017.

He was born on November 7, 1953 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the Late William Carlsen and the Late Margaret (Koegel) Carlsen.

Mike was a graduate of Florida Atlantic University, he pursued a lifelong career in Mechanical and Ocean Engineering. He enjoyed swimming, windsurfing, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends. Mike was a dedicated parishioner and attended mass daily. He will be remembered as a loving husband, son, brother, uncle and friend.

He is survived by his loving wife of 15 years, Donna L. Carlsen, of Awendaw, SC; brothers, Danny (Betsy) Carlsen, of St. Louis, MO; Mark Carlsen, of San Jose, CA; sister, Meg (Paul) Hinckley, of Coppell, TX; step-son, Michael Landis, of West Palm Beach, FL; nieces, Susie (Raymond) Shipley, of Chicago, IL; Kristin (Grant) Moore, of Grapevine, TX; nephews, Michael Hinkley of Coppell TX and Steve Carlsen, of St. Louis, MO; and many loving friends.

The Rite of Christian Burial Memorial Mass will be Monday, October 16, 2017, 11:00 AM at St. Benedict Catholic Church, 950 Darrell Creek Trail, Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, 29466.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his memory to the Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach Services, (

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Arrangements entrusted to McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, Mt Pleasant, 1520 Rifle Range Road Mt Pleasant, South Carolina, 29464, (843) 884-3833.

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11:00 AM 10/16/2017 11:00:00 AM
St. Benedict Catholic Church

950 Darrell Creek Trail
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466

St. Benedict Catholic Church
950 Darrell Creek Trail Mt. Pleasant 29466 SC

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