Funeral services for Ronald M. Olson of Salol, MN will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 2, 2021 at the Roseau Community Church. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Falun Cemetery. Ronald Monroe Olson passed away on March 29, 2021 at the age of 66.
Ron was born on January 23, 1955 in Roseau, MN to George and Ida (Karlstad) Olson. He grew up in Falun Township and attended school in Salol. Ronald married Carla Foss on September 25, 1976 at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Skime, MN. During his career he worked various jobs including Marvin Windows and Doors where he cut glass and worked in the warehouse, and R & Q Trucking where he operated heavy equipment. He also loved helping out his brothers and nephews on their farms.
Ron liked deer hunting and fishing (especially ice fishing). He enjoyed tinkering with motors, keeping things running and had a knack for carpentry. He loved spending time with his family and grandkids. His vegetable garden another source of enjoyment, as was taking afternoon drives around the country.
Ron is survived by his wife Carla; children Tina Olson, Alicia Olson, Aaron (Jamie) Olson and Troy Olson; grandchildren Dylan Olson, Ashley Olson, McKayla Housey, Keyara Anderson, Tristan Anderson, Kailee Olson, Kenley Olson; siblings Charles Olson, Diane Thiessen, Ione Filmore, Kay (Gene) Sistad, Carol Gartus, Janice (Adrian) Neisius; sister-in-law Denise Olson. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings Corrine Swenson, Elaine Sundahl, Garold Olson, LeRoy Olson; brothers-in-law Andy Thiessen, Tom Filmore, Jay Gartus; father-in-law Carl Foss; long-time friend, Red (Ralph) Losse. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
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