Obit: Olson, Dale C. (1937 - 2014)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Bjerke-Ulliman, Deron, Koplin, Larson, Lavin, Maldonis, Olson, Pahl, Schrock, Serrano, Wehe

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 5/15/2014

Olson, Dale C. (8 JUL 1937 - 6 MAY 2014)

Dale C. Olson 76, town of Holway, died on Tuesday, May 6 at his home, while under the care of his family and hospice. Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 9 at 11 a.m. at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in the town of Holway, with Pastor Kris Bjerke-Ulliman, and Pastor Lynne Pahl of Grace Communion International Church of Wausau, officiating.

Interment will be at his homestead in the town of Holway. Active pallbearers are Robert "Lee" Koplin, Scott, Deron and Todd Olson, and Dennis and David Lavin. Honorary pallbearers are Raymond Wehe, Gary Maldonis, and Curt and Jim Olson.

Visitation will be held at the church on Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of service.

Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake assisted the family with arrangements.

Dale Olson was born on July 8, 1937 in the town of Holway to the late Gilbert and Anna (Larson) Olson. He attended elementary school in the town of Holway and was a 1955 graduate of Medford High School.

On October 7, 1974 in Waukegan, Ill., he married Barbara "Barb" Schrock, who survives. He farmed in the town of Holway for many years until 1988. While farming he also drove school bus for 40 years.

He was a member of Grace Communion International Church. He enjoyed music, playing guitar, cards, fishing, playing softball, tinkering with small engines and spending time with his grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, survivors include three children, Allen (Joanna) Olson of Medford, Chad (Jennifer) Olson of Stetsonville and Sarah (Joe) Serrano of Dorchester; three siblings Robert "Bob" (Marriane) Olson of Washington, and Joanne "Jo" Lavin and Gerald "Jerry" Olson, both of the town of Holway; and six grandchildren, Jaylin, Caleb, Ryleigh and Karsten Olson, and Joseph and Mya Seranno.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five siblings, Galen, Gene, Grover and Carl Olson, and Ruth Koplin.

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