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Orville Olson

April 21, 1927 — April 20, 2013

Orville Olson, age 85, of Fosston, MN passed away on Saturday (April 20th) at First Care Living Center in Fosston. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday (April 25th) at Kingo Lutheran Church in Fosston, MN with the Rev. John Dalen and Rev. Scott Morey officiating. Interment will be in Fridhem Lutheran Cemetery, rural Lengby at a later date. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service on Wednesday (April 24th) at the Carlin-Hoialmen Funeral Home in Fosston. There will also be reviewal for one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the church. Arrangements are with the Carlin-Hoialmen Funeral Home of Fosston and messages of condolence may be sent at carlinhoialmen.com. Military honors will be provided by the Spring Lake VFW Post #2759 and the National Guard Honors Team. Orville Harold Olson was born April 21st 1927 to Harold and Hilma (Peterson) Olson of Lengby, Minnesota. He was Baptized and Confirmed at Poplar Lake Church. He attended the Hoge School through the 8th grade.He was united in marriage to Joyce Sundbom on April 12, 1952. They have farmed in Columbia Township east of Lengby since that time. Orville served in the U.S. Army 1945-1946 in post WWII France. He worked on Great Lakes Iron Ore Steamboats from 1954-1961 as a Helmsman.Orville was a member of Poplar Lake Lutheran Church for many years and most currently a member of Fridhem Lutheran Church where he served on the boards and participated in church activities. He was also a board member for Columbia Township.Orville enjoyed raising cattle and farming for many decades. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time outdoors. He was always ready to strike up a friendly conversation with anyone and discuss anything you wanted to talk about. Orville went to be with the Lord on April 20, 2013 one day before his 86th birthday.He is survived by his wife Joyce of 61 years. He is also survived by three sons, Miles and wife Debbie of Buckley, Washington, Jerome of Buffalo, Minnesota, and Jeff who will be taking over the farming activities. He is also survived by one daughter, Janet and her husband Ralph of Buffalo, Minnesota. Other survivors include brothers Quentin and his wife Angelines of Lakeside, California, Floyd and his wife Ruth of Sunnyside, Washington and Dale and his wife Jonni of Phoenix, Arizona also one sister Audrey of Bemidji, Minnesota. Grandchildren include: Kelly, and Ethan in Minnesota, Oksana, Sergei and Erena of Washington and two great grandchildren Zach and Nikita also of Washington. He is survived by several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Harold and Hilma and brothers Francis, Eugene and Earl.Honorary Pallbearers: All of Orville's family and friendsActive Pallbearers: Ralph Arnold, Ethan Arnold, Jim Johnson, Donnie Sultvedt, Gerald Fenske, and Mike Olson.
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