Friday, June 17, 2016
NORMAN A. OLSON
ADDRESS: 59 Industrial Avenue, Clintonville, WI 54929, formerly of Curtiss, WI.
PLACE & DATE OF DEATH: Neenah Theda-Clark Hospital, on June 16, 2016
TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM, Wednesday June 22, 2016 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Curtiss, WI.
OFFICIATING: Rev. Nancy Amacher
INTERMENT: Norwegian Lutheran Cemetery, Curtiss, WI.
VISITATION: 9:30 AM until the time of service at 11:00 AM, Wednesday June 22, 2016 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Curtiss, WI.
DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: May 19, 1934 in Medford, WI.
EDUCATION: Graduated from Medford Area High School in 1952.
MARRIAGE: Married Carol L. Sheets on June 11, 1958 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Curtiss.
PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: Norman grew up on a dairy farm in the Town of Holway. Following high school, Norman enlisted in the US Army. He then served in Germany for two years, where he was a Jeep Mechanic and driver in the Motorpool. Upon returning home, he worked briefly for Hurd Window Company, and also drove milk and logging truck. Norman worked construction on Highway 41, heading south out of Milwaukee, and drove the cement roller. He then worked as a welder for American Motor Company in Kenosha. Norman and Carol moved to Curtiss, WI and worked for Packaging Company of America where he was employed for 32 years, and retired in the mid 1990’s. Norman loved to bird and deer hunt with the “Olson Gang.” He had a passion for mechanics, and became quite skilled. He thoroughly enjoyed polka music. He and Carol would often attend polka concerts and dances throughout Wisconsin. Norman loved his family, and will always be remembered as a humble and patient man, who was an excellent example of a Husband, Father and Grandfather.
MEMBER OF: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Curtiss, WI.
SURVIVING SPOUSE: Carol L. Olson of Clintonville, WI, formerly of Curtiss, WI.
SURVIVING CHILDREN: Kristi (Dan) Ackerman of Loveland, CO, Michael Olson of Eau Claire and Nancy Dearth of Manawa.
GRANDCHILDREN: Abigail (Noah) Dalton, Paul Ackerman, Sam (Jessica) Olson, Katrina (Scott) Radue, Kayla (Joshua) Suehs, Kenneth Dearth, Jr.
11 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN
SURVIVING BROTHERS: Otto (Karen) Olson of Medford.
FURTHER SURVIVED BY NUMEROUS NIECES AND NEPHEWS
PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: Parents, Infant sister Viola, and Nephew Gordy Olson
DECEASED FATHER: Otto Olson, Sr. DECEASED MOTHER: Christina Catherine Hoffman
OTHER INFORMATION: Memorial donations in honor of Norman A. Olson may be given to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Curtiss.
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