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 Kenneth Leroy Olson

Kenneth Leroy Olson

Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 10 Aug 2004 (aged 85)
Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 161001879 · View Source
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RACINE - Mr. Kenneth L. Olson, 85, died at his residence on Tuesday, August 10, 2004.

He was born in Racine on December 17, 1918, the son of the late Thomas A. and Wilhelmina Olson. On December 20, 1947, at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, he was united in marriage to the former Dorothy M. Helman.

Mr. Olson served his country with the United States Navy during World War II. Mr. Olson was a longtime employee of Racine Industrial Plant. He was a member of Pentecost Lutheran Church and the Harmony Club, Friends of Seniors. He enjoyed woodworking, boating, and fishing. His greatest enjoyment came from being with his family.

Surviving are his devoted wife, Dorothy; children, Dennis (Lynn) Olson of Kenosha and Cheryl (Bill) Wood of Racine; grandchildren, Jeffrey Olson, Amber Olson, Billy Wood, and Christopher Wood; brother, Irving Olson of San Francisco, Calif.; sister, Edith Fairman of Cleveland Heights, Ohio; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Mr. Olson was preceded in death by his brothers, Thomas and George Olson; and his sister, Ena-Beryl Ziolkowski.

Funeral services will be held at Pentecost Lutheran Church, 2213 Coolidge Avenue, on Thursday, August 12, 2004, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Paul R. Biber officiating. Burial with full Military Honors will follow in Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be in the church on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of the services.

The family has suggested memorials to either Pentecost Lutheran Church or the Alzheimer Association.

1910 Taylor Avenue 637-6514

Published in
Racine Journal Times
on Aug. 11, 2004





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