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Michelle Carlson

November 29, 1969 ~ December 1, 2020 (age 51)


Michelle Marie Carlson, age 51 of Belle Plaine, passed away on December 1, 2020 at her home.  Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30a.m. on Friday, December 11, 2020, at Our Lady of the Prairie Catholic Church in Belle Plaine.  Fr. Michael Kaluza will officiate.  Visitation will be Thursday from 4-7p.m. at the Kolden Funeral Home in Belle Plaine, and continue Friday morning at the funeral home from 9-10:15a.m.  Interment will be in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Belle Plaine.  Memorials are preferred to Bags of Smiles, bagsofsmiles.org.


Michelle was born in Shakopee on November 29, 1969 to Michael and Darlene (Johnson) Borka.  She grew up in Shakopee and graduated from Shakopee High School; in 1988.  On September 22, 1990 she married Jeff Carlson at St. Mark’s in Shakopee.  They owned and operated Chaska Auto Repair as well as several rental properties.  Michelle also worked for several years as a Paraprofessional in the Jordan schools.  She loved spending summers at the cabin in Aitkin with the Loon Crew and winters down south with her toes in the sand, as well as traveling in general.  Michelle enjoyed shopping, crafting, garage sales and spoiling her dogs, Waylon & Ally.  Most importantly she dedicated her life to her family, friends and grandbabies, becoming a Nona was one of her greatest accomplishments.


Michelle is survived by her husband, Jeff,

Daughters, Brittany (Dustin) Giles and Myra (Jeremy) Fries all of Belle Plaine.

Grandchildren, Lincoln and Magnus Giles.

Parents, Mick & Darlene Borka.

Brother, Randy Johnson.

Nephew, Nick Bartyzal and many other nieces & nephews.

Father in law, Dale Carlson.

To send flowers to Michelle's family, please visit our floral store.


December 10, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kolden Funeral Home - Belle Plaine
219 N. Willow Street
Belle Plaine, MN 56011

Mass of Christian Burial
December 11, 2020

10:30 AM
Our Lady of the Prairie Catholic Church - Belle Plaine
200 E. Church St.
Belle Plaine, MN 56011


Bags of Smiles
19959 Gary St NW, Elk River MN 55330
Tel: 1-612-741-9161
Web: http://bagsofsmiles.org

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