Sunday, September 11, 2016
OTTO “JUNIOR” OLSON
NAME OF DECEASED: OTTO “JUNIOR” OLSON AGE: 84
ADDRESS: Medford, WI
PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: Saturday, September 10, 2016 at the Golden Living-Continental Manor in Abbotsford surrounded by his loving family
TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 3:00 P.M. Friday, September 16, 2016 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Stetsonville
OFFICIATING: Father Michael Hayden
INTERMENT: Cremainal Inurnment will take place at a later date in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Holway
VISITATION: 1:00 P.M. until time of services at 3:00 P.M. Friday, September 16, 2016 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Stetsonville
DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: July 13, 1932 in the Township of Holway
EDUCATION: Otto attended Lincoln Graded School in the Township of Holway
MARRIAGE: On May 22, 1957 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Stetsonville, Otto married the love of his life Karen L. Riemer and she survives
PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: Otto grew up in the Township of Holway. After school, he farmed until going into the U.S. Army from 1951-1953 where he served as an MP during the Korean War. Otto then returned to Holway and continued to farm until 1966 when he went to work for Lato Corp. in Thorp as a Carpenter. In 1977, he opened Olson Construction and operated it until his retirement in 1994. Otto enjoyed making firewood, deer hunting, snowmobiling, camping, fishing, playing cards, visiting with his friends and neighbors and he loved to spend time with his family.
MEMBER OF: Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Boxrucker-Berry American Legion Post #519 and past member of the Pine Creek Riders Snowmobiling Club
SURVIVING SPOUSE: Karen L. Olson of Medford
SURVIVING CHILDREN: Gary (Lori) Olson of Mukwonago, Guy (Penny) & Monte (Mary) Olson both of Medford
SURVIVNG STEP SISTER: DeLores Blasel of Medford.
SON DECEASED: Gordon Olson
GRANDSON DECEASED: Gary Olson Jr.
# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 7 Andrew & Adam Olson, Danielle (Nick) Roiger, Dayna Olson, Dan (Amber) Olson, Abby & Paige Olson, 1 Step-Granddaughter Jenna Scheithauer
BROTHER/SISTER DECEASED: Norman Olson and a sister in infancy, Viola Olson
DECEASED FATHER: Otto Olson Sr.
DECEASED MOTHER: Christina Hoffman
OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Otto’s family to be designated at a later date.
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