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Robert Lee Olson
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Birth: Aug. 19, 1937
Turner County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 2006
Sioux Falls
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA

Robert Lee Olson, 68, of Irene, passed away Friday, March 10, 2006 at Sioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

Robert was born August 19, 1937 in Daneville Township to Eddie and Evelyn Storgaard Olson. He went to Lincoln Country School & attended Irene High School. He served in the United States Air Force from 1955 to 1959.

He married Janice Herrboldt on May 21, 1966.

He worked various jobs in the area until he started farming in 1966. In 1977 he moved into Irene and began working for the Yankton County Highway Department until his retirement in the summer of 2003.

Robert enjoyed camping, fishing and watching his grandchildren play sports.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Eddie in 1979 and Evelyn in 1991, also two brothers Keith and Merlin.
Survivors include his wife Janice of Irene, one son Lynn of Yankton, two daughters; Cheryl (Rodney) Polley, Wendy (Doug) Knutson both of Wakonda, six grandchildren; Adam, Justin & Roxanne, Nathan, Tyler & Amanda, also four brothers; Edwin & Richard of Irene, and Kenneth & Lloyd of Sioux Falls, and one sister Shirley of Sioux Falls.

Burial in the Hillcrest Cemetery at Irene.

Arrangements by Hansen Funeral Home. 
Hillcrest Cemetery
Yankton County
South Dakota, USA
Created by: In memory of Scott
Record added: Jul 26, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15051756
Robert Lee Olson
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Robert Lee Olson
Added by: Christin Bartels
Robert Lee Olson
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- In memory of Scott
 Added: Jul. 26, 2006

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