John Carlson, 68, of Brookfield, died on Dec. 25, 2017. 

He was a devoted member of Compassion United Methodist Church, the Brookfield Jazz Society and the Berwyn Moose Club. 

Mr. Carlson was the soulmate of Linda Sokol Francis; the son of the late Mildred and Carl Carlson; the brother of Linnea W. Johnson; the uncle of Robert C. Johnson; the cousin of Christine Karmgard and other family members; and a friend to all who met him. 

A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. at The Compassion United Methodist Church Factory Art Gallery, 9210 Broadway Ave. in Brookfield.