Roger Martin Olson died on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, at the St. Cloud VA Medical Center. He was 90 years old.
He was born in Mora to Martin and Marina (Norburg) Olson. He graduated from Mora High School and later joined the U.S. Army. He was united in marriage to Charlotte Ziesmer in June of 1974.
He was a proud member of the American Legion. He enjoyed fishing and gardening. He loved going to auctions, especially when Byron Robyn and Kevin Norby were the auctioneers.
He will be missed by all.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Martin and Marina Olson.
He is survived by his wife, Charlotte Olson; daughter, Jean Olson of Minneapolis; sons, Jason (Susan) Olson of Mankato and Erik Radke of Wahkon; brothers, Harold (Lucy) Olson of Nevada, Kevin (Linda) Olson of Mora; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many relatives, friends, nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, at Zion Lutheran Church in Mora with Rev. Anthony Cloose officiating. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021, at Dresser-Methven Funeral Home in Mora as well as one hour prior to the service at the church.
Arrangements by Methven Funeral Home- Dresser Methven Chapel, Mora, Minnesota.