Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, at St. John Lutheran Church in Kellner, with the Rev. Kevin Ader officiating. Burial will be in Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in the town of Grand Rapids in Wood County.
Visitation will be at Herman-Taylor Funeral Home and CremationCenter in Wisconsin Rapids from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, and at the church from 10 a.m. Saturday until the services.
Mr. Oleson was born March 18, 1939, in Nekoosa, a son of the late Marvin and Valeria (Stamm) Oleson.
He was married to Marion B. Raasch 54 years ago.
He was a member of International Association BSO & R Ironworkers for 49 years, working in many states.
Survivors include his wife, Wisconsin Rapids; one daughter, Jewell (Ken Trunk) Schleizer, Coloma; one son, Darrell, Plainfield; two brothers, Wesley (Carol), Arpin, and Dan (Lavon), Pittsville; two sisters, Maureen (Herb) Carlson and Donna (Ken) Winters, both of Nekoosa; nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by two infant sons, Dennis Del and Lyle Curtis; one sister, LaVera Hamann; and two grandsons.