Funeral services were private.
Leikness Funeral Home in Wautoma assisted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.wautomafuneralhome.com.
Mr. Olson was born June 19, 1930, in the town of Springwater in Waushara County, a son of the late Norman and Blanche (Arveson) Olson.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1951 until 1953 during the Korean War.
He was married to Mary Ann Hahn Jan. 31, 1959, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wautoma.
He was employed as a lineman for Waushara Electric Cooperative for many years until his retirement. He also farmed and raised cattle in the town of Mount Morris in Waushara County.
He was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Olson, Wautoma; one son, Jeff (Mary), Stevens Point; one daughter, Joan Olson, Wautoma; and three grandchildren, Adam (fiancée Jessie Siegler) Olson, Stevens Point, Nathan Olson, a student at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, and Katie Olson, a student at UW-Oshkosh.