71 year old Gary Carlson of Lafayette died Thursday at his home in Lafayette. Funeral service will be 11am Tuesday at the First Lutheran Church in Lafayette. Burial will follow in the First Lutheran Lutheran Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8pm Monday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home South Chapel in New Ulm and will continue one hour prior to service on Tuesday. Minnesota Valley Funeral Home South Chapel in New Ulm is in charge of arrangements.