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Larry B. Olson

November 22, 1940 — January 4, 2021

Larry Benedict Olson 80, passed away in his home in rural Gilbert surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer on Monday January 4th, 2021.  Arrangements by Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Gilbert, Minnesota.

 He was born on November 22, 1940 to Raymond and Bernice (Trettle) Olson in Cloquet. Larry was united in marriage to Susan Olson on May 3rd, 1962. He was employed by US Steel (Minntac) and retired from there after holding multiple positions. 

Larry was a hard working husband and a loving father. Larry and Sue had many children at their home from nieces, nephews, neighborhood kids and their beloved grandchildren.

When the grand kids came along, they were always at grandma and grandpa's house getting spoiled. 

Larry was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and wheeling. Larry enjoyed traveling, especially taking trips to his brother's home in Idaho.

He is survived by siblings: Dale Olson, Dennis (Roberta) Olson, Karen Nelson, Chris (Cheryl) Olson and Wendy (Dale) Gilbertson;

Children: Michael Olson, Lynn (Joe) Major, Lori Olson and Tanya (John) Sale;

Grandchildren: Michael Jr, Shawn, Crystal, Nicholas, Dylan, Viviana, Braiden, Juan, Victoria, Jack and Andrew;

Great Grandchildren: Gunnar, Gavin, Kylee and Kyler;

Several nieces and nephews and the Poderzay boys

He was preceded in death by his wife, Susan Olson; a son, Timothy Olson; and his parents, Raymond and Bernice Olson.  

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