Obit: Olson, Dennis J. (1952 - 2013)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Olson, Hauschild, Burke, Klug, Horsman, Geister-Jones

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 4/03/2013

Olson, Dennis J. (7 November 1952 - 26 March 2013)

Dennis J. Olson, 60, of Stoughton passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison.

He was born Nov. 7, 1952, in Sioux City, IA, the son of Hubert and Arlene (Hauschild) Olson. Dennis married Sandra Burke in 1984 at Christ Lutheran Church; they were later divorced. He worked at Nelson Muffler for more than 30 years. Dennis was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Stoughton. He enjoyed bowling, golf, basketball, cards at the Senior Center and feeding squirrels and birds. He was also a great listener and liked having conversations, along with teasing his family. Dennis was known for his great sense of humor, even while he was in pain. His greatest joy and food of life was his children.

Dennis is survived by his children Nicole Marie, Lauren Elizabeth, Leah Rochelle, Julia Anne and Phillip Wesley Olson of Stoughton; siblings Sharon (Greg) Klug of Plover, David (Janice) Olson of Northville, MI, Debra (Greg) Horsman of West Concord, MN, and Steven (Gail) Olson of Mableton, GA; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitations were held at Gunderson Stoughton Funeral Home, 1358 Highway 51, Stoughton, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Sunday, March 31, 2013, and also at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service Monday, April 1, 2013. Funeral services were held at Christ Lutheran Church, 700 County Road B, Stoughton at 11 a.m. Rev. Paula Geister-Jones presided. A luncheon followed the service. Private burial will be held at a later date at Lutheran South Cemetery in Stoughton.

Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be made at



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