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Obituary for Robert M. "Bob" Olson

Robert M. “Bob” Olson
Robert M. “Bob” Olson, 80, of West Salem, passed away Friday, February 22, 2013, at Mulder Health Care Facility, West Salem.
Bob was born June 16, 1932, in Wet Coulee to Martin and Clara (Lee) Olson.  On June 23, 1956, he married Nancy Ryan in Rice Lake, Wis., and they have been married for over 56 years.  Bob was a member of the Morris-Snuggerud American Legion Post 284 of Holmen.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy; four children, Timm (Kerri) of Onalaska, Todd of Boston, Mass., Kathy Jo of La Crosse, and Dan (Brenda Arttus) of Holmen; four grandchildren, Ashlee, Afton, Robert, and Dylan; two great-grandchildren, Alonna and Kinley; one sister, Dorothy Daily of Holmen; and nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant brother; a sister, Connie Betsinger; a nephew, Rich Betsinger; a niece, Kerry Pierce; and a brother-in-law, Jack Daily.
Memorial services will be Saturday, March 2, 2013, at 12:00 p.m. at Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home, (Jostad Chapel), 121 N. Youlon St., West Salem.  Pastor Jean Pagliaro will officiate.  Following the service, military honors will be rendered by the Holmen American Legion Post 284 and the U.S. Army Funeral Honor Guard.  A private family burial will be held at a later date in Farmington Cemetery, Mindoro.  A visitation will be held at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.  In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred.  Online condolences may be sent at
The family would like to thank the staff at Mulder Health Care Facility for all of the wonderful care that was given to Bob.