October 9, 1934 in Longmont, Colorado to Russell and Bertha Mahan. He married Laura T. Porter May 5, 1986 in Longmont, Colorado.
Carl served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged after 14 years. He went on to become a long-haul professional truck driver.
Carl was a life member and past commander of V.F.W. Post #968, a life member of the American Veterans Post #896, a life member of the Disabled American Veterans and a member of the American Legion Post #150. When he was able, he enjoyed going down every day having a beer with his comrades.
Special thanks go to his caregiver Lacey Bowen of South Bend.
Carl is survived by a daughter, Katherine Mauck, and two sons, James and Carl Lynn Mahan, all of Longmont, Colorado; also a special brother-in-law, John Hubbard, of Raymond and special friend, Bob Coty, of Raymond. His wife Laura preceded Carl in death in 2003. They are inurned together at the Fern Hill Cemetery in Menlo.
Memorial services will be held 3 p.m. Friday, March 1 at the American Legion Post #150 with full military honors to follow. Memorial donations may be made to the Willapa Harbor Helping Hands P.O. Box 105 Lebam, WA 98554 or the Raymond Ambulance Fund 212 Commercial Street, Raymond, WA 98577.
Arrangements are in care of Stoller’s Mortuary in Raymond.