Name: Terry Alan OLSON
Birth: 19 NOV 1949 in Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota
Baptism: 15 JAN 1950 Newfolden, Marshall County, Minnesota
Note: Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Death: 17 MAR 2011 in Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota
CONF: 18 OCT 1964 Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota
Note: Zion Lutheran Church
Burial: 23 MAR 2011 Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota
Note: St. Pauli Cemetery
Change Date: 4 APR 2011
Obituary: Thief River Falls Times: Terry Olson, 61, died on Thursday, March 17, 2011 at his home in Thief River Falls. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 23 at Zion Lutheran Church, Thief River Falls, with Rev. John Golv and Rev. Ale Tulu officiating. Casket bearers include John Krankkala, Chuck Hoard, Rodney Knutson, Ron Ostby, Jon Looker, Don Gustafson and Glen Haugen. Interment was held at St. Pauli Cemetery, rural Thief River Falls.
Terry Alan Olson was born on November 19, 1949 to E. C. ?Ole.? and Betty A. Susy (Sorenson) Olson in Thief River Falls. He grew up in Newfolden until the third grade when his family moved to Thief River Falls. He was baptized January 15, 1950 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Newfolden, and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church on October 18, 1964. He attended school in Thief River Falls and graduated from Lincoln High School in 1967.
Terry served his country in the U.S. Airforce from 1969 to 1973. He was stationed in Grand Forks, N.D., and also in Okinawa, Japan. He returned home to Thief River Falls and worked at Holiday Station and Car Quest for many years. He was married to Pamela Schweitzer and to this union, a son Jeremy was born. He was united in marriage to LaDawn Rude on November 4, 1988 and they have lived in Thief River Falls all of their married life. Terry has worked at Arctic Cat since 1995.
Terry was a sports enthusiast and especially enjoyed hockey. He also enjoyed camping and fishing, but his most favorite time was spending time with his family and grandchildren. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, American Legion Post 117, and served as President of the Blue Line Club.
Terry is survived by his wife LaDawn, Thief River Falls; four children: Jeremy (Danielle) Olson, Bemidji, Tami (Larry) LePier, Fosston, Chad (Sara) Kleinvachter, East Grand Forks, and Brent Kleinvachter, Sauk Rapids; eight grandchildren, Braden, Kennedy, and Cierra Olson, Marissa and Brock Hemmesch, and Gracie, Tait, and Ava Kleinvachter; mother, Betty A. Suzy Olson, Thief River Falls; brother, Bruce ?Buzz? Olson, East Grand Forks; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father E.C. Olson; grandson Corbin Olson; sister-in-law Nancy Olson.
Father: E. C. (Ole) OLSON
Mother: Betty A. (Susy) SORENSON
- Living OLSON