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In Memory of

Jerald M. Olson

January 22, 1942 - April 28, 2014

Obituary


Olson, Jerald M. age 72,
Jerry was born in Fargo, ND on January 22, 1942 and died at home in Cable, WI on April 28, 2014. He is preceded in death by parents M.D. (Bud) and Irma Olson and by son, Bradley. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Sondra Millar Olson, children Stephen (Jana) Olson and Anne (Rich) Larson, and by grandchildren Sara and Katie Larson and Bennett and Ross Olson. He is also survived by his stepmom, Verna Kapaun Olson and step brothers and sister, Ron (Pam) Kapaun, Greg (Diane)...

Olson, Jerald M. age 72,
Jerry was born in Fargo, ND on January 22, 1942 and died at home in Cable, WI on April 28, 2014. He is preceded in death by parents M.D. (Bud) and Irma Olson and by son, Bradley. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Sondra Millar Olson, children Stephen (Jana) Olson and Anne (Rich) Larson, and by grandchildren Sara and Katie Larson and Bennett and Ross Olson. He is also survived by his stepmom, Verna Kapaun Olson and step brothers and sister, Ron (Pam) Kapaun, Greg (Diane) Kapaun, Sheri (Denny) Engstrom, and Bruce Kapaun and their families, plus extended family and many friends. Jerry graduated from St. Louis Park HS in 1959 and the University of MN in 1963. He retired in 2002 after 30 years at General Electric both in Mpls and Phoenix, AZ. He and Sandy found their little slice of heaven in Cable where he quickly became friends with everyone in town. He loved to fish, read, travel, cook and do crosswords. He was known by many names, but his favorites were Ole da Norske, Big Jer, Tough Guy Marshmallow, and Grumpa. A memorial service will be held Friday, May 16 at 12:00 pm at Lakewood Cemetery Memorial Chapel, 3600 Hennepin Ave. Mpls. Memorials can be sent to Cable Natural History Museum, 13470 Cty Rd M, Cable, WI 54821 or donor's choice.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Anderson-Nathan-Koerpel Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Hayward, WI. Online condolences may be shared at www.andersonnathan.com