September 30, 2014

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Harold O. Olson Print E-mail

June 19, 1930-Feb. 15, 2014

Harold O. Olson, 83, Wautoma, passed away Saturday evening, Feb. 15, 2014, at his home.

He was born June 19, 1930 in the Town of Springwater, the son of Norman and Blanche (Arveson) Olson. He married Mary Ann Hahn on Jan. 31, 1959 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wautoma.

Harold served his country in the Army from 1951 until 1953 during the Korean War. He was employed as a lineman for Waushara Electric Cooperative for many years until his retirement. Harold also farmed and raised cattle in the Town of Mount Morris. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing and being with his family. He was a lifetime member of the VFW.

He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years: Mary Ann Olson, Wautoma; two children: Jeff (Mary) Olson, Stevens Point, and Joan Olson, Wautoma; three grandchildren: Adam Olson (fiancée Jessie Siegler), Stevens Point; Nathan Olson, a student at UW-Stout; and Katie Olson, a student at UW-Oshkosh. He is further survived by other relatives and many dear friends.

Funeral services were private.

The Leikness Funeral Home of Wautoma assisted the family with arrangements,


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