Gerald Henry Olson

Gerald Henry Olson

Death 13 Aug 2001 (aged 70)
Burial Cherry Lake, Madison County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 34332988 · View Source
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Gerald Henry Olson, 70, of Madison died Monday.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Cherry Lake Methodist Church, with a full military burial at Cherry Lake Cemetery.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Beggs Funeral Home Madison Chapel (973-2258).

A native of Ishpeming, Mich., and former resident of Milwaukee, Wis., he had lived in Madison since 1973.

He was a retired lieutenant commander in the Coast Guard and was a Navy veteran of the Korean War, receiving two Bronze Stars, and a Coast Guard veteran of the Vietnam War, receiving three Bronze Stars and a Meritorious Unit Citation Gallantry Cross. After retirement he was a mechanic for Cantey Motor Co., Roger Bud Chevrolet and Griner Motor Co.

He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa fraternity and a lifetime member of the Retired Officers Association. He was a Lutheran and attended Cherry Lake Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Evelyn Olson of Cherry Lake; two sons, Kenneth William Olson and Henry Wade Olson of Cherry Lake; a daughter, Kathey Hannah of Centreville, Va.; and three grandchildren.


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  • Created by: Rita & Lee Gordon
  • Added: 1 Mar 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 34332988
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gerald Henry Olson (7 Feb 1931–13 Aug 2001), Find a Grave Memorial no. 34332988, citing Cherry Lake United Methodist Church Cemetery, Cherry Lake, Madison County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Rita & Lee Gordon (contributor 46554879) .