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Robert Olson

September 1, 1936 May 28, 2016
Robert Olson
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Obituary for Robert Olson

ROBERT LEO OLSON was born September 1, 1936 to Ole and Meta (Schneekloth) Olson in Beaver Creek, Minnesota, where he was raised and received his education through the eighth grade. Following his formal schooling, Bob went to work as a carpenter for Gale Tower Construction for several years until the business closed. He then went to work at Beaver Creek Lumber in town until his retirement in 2001. In September 2001, Bob became a resident of the Tuff Memorial Home in Hills, Minnesota, where on Saturday, May 28, 2016 he died peacefully at the age of 79 years, 8 months and 27 days.

Bob proudly served in the Minnesota National Guard for many years. He also served as a volunteer fireman for the Beaver Creek Fire Department from 1969 to 1999. He enjoyed pitching horseshoes and vegetable gardening, Bob played Santa Clause and was in charge of the July 4th fireworks display for many years. He was an avid Minnesota Twins, Vikings and Gophers fan, and loved going fishing.

Bob is lovingly remembered by his sister, Doris (Dick) Walters of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; sister-in-law, Carol Olson of Sioux Falls; brother, Stan (Connie) Olson of Beaver Creek; and many nieces, nephews and other family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ole and Meta Olson; four sisters, Helen Cramer, Norma Jauert-Severson; Esther Nelson and Vernice Aaker; and four brothers, Howard Olson, Leonard Olson, Merlyn Olson and Norman Olson.

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Visitation

Tuesday

31

May

1:00 PM 5/31/2016 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 5/31/2016 2:00:00 PM
Hartquist Funeral Home - Luverne Chapel

207 Elm St.
Luverne, MN 56156

Hartquist Funeral Home - Luverne Chapel
207 Elm St. Luverne 56156 MN
United States

Funeral Service

Tuesday

31

May

2:00 PM 5/31/2016 2:00:00 PM
Hartquist Funeral Home - Luverne Chapel

207 Elm St.
Luverne, MN 56156

Hartquist Funeral Home - Luverne Chapel
207 Elm St. Luverne 56156 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Beaver Creek Cemetery Final Resting Place

Beaver Creek, MN, US

Beaver Creek, MN, US
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