Robert Eugene Olson
Robert Eugene Olson, 88, Mankato, died Friday August 16, 2013 at Mayo Clinic Health System Mankato. Memorial services will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, August 22, 2013 at Woodland Hills Funeral Home. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Interment will be at Woodland Hills Memorial Park.
Robert was born July 26, 1925 to Carl E. and Stella (Berdell) Olson in Mankato. He was graduated from Mankato High School. Robert served in the United States Navy Air Corp from 1943- 1946. He was united in marriage to Elouise Bengston on April 16, 1948 at Grace Lutheran Church in Mankato. Robert lived in Mankato all his life and worked for as a Building Contractor for 45 years after the service. He was a member of the Key City Kennel Club and Grace Lutheran Church. Music was very important to Robert's life. He played in The Over 60 Band and founded his own band, "The Golden Boys" and they enjoyed playing at nursing homes around the area. He later enjoyed playing the harmonica at Hillcrest.
He is survived by daughter, Lisa Ann of St. Paul; sisters, Janet Pope of Corinth, TX, and Marie Mullin of Mankato; and many nieces and nephews.
Robert is preceded in death by his wife, parents, and sister, Marilyn Thurston,
Robert Eugene Olson
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