Douglas H. Carstens Restaurant manager


Graveside services for Douglas H. Carstens, who had been a restaurant manager and computer programmer, will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Loudon Park Cemetery, 3801 Frederick Ave.

Mr. Carstens, who was 37 and lived in Snow Hill, died of a progressive neurological disease Saturday at the McCready ,X Memorial Hospital in Crisfield.

Disabled because of his illness since the mid-1980s, he had managed the Carriage House Restaurant in Ellicott City during the late 1970s and the restaurant at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club during the early 1980s, then worked for a short time as a computer programmer for Atlantic Information Inc.

Born in Baltimore and reared in Ellicott City, he was a 1971 graduate of the McDonogh School and a 1975 graduate of Auburn University.

A former member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary and the Snow Hill Jaycees, he was an Orioles fan and was fond of reading.

He is survived by his parents, Howard L. and Dorothy C. Carstens of Snow Hill, and a brother, James F. Carstens of Santa Barbara, Calif.

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