- March 19, 2011
- Coon Rapids, Minnesota
of Kurt's Passing
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“I still miss you everyday of my life!
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“I am so thankful for the time I was able to spend with my cousin and his wife. I will forever be grateful to both Kurt and the "other Susie" for...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Susie
“Having only known Kurt for a couple of years was more than enough time to have the best understanding for the love he had for his family. A man that...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Angela Grimes
“Our sincerest sympathies to the Olson family for Kurt. The Root's Neil, Young, Alice, Loy, Arlen & Catherine.
4 of 8 | Posted by: Neil Root
“We were so shocked to hear of Kurt's passing. Know that we have been keeping you in our thoughts and prayers plus keeping a watchful eye out for Joan...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Dean and Nikki Rick
“I was shocked when I heard of Kurt's passing. My wife Lorna and I want to express our great sadness for your loss. Our hearts and preayers go out...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Bruce Britson
“We are thinking about you and your family is in our prayers. Kurt was like my "little brother" when we were running around together (Karen & I). It...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Mo Warford
“My Thoughts and Prayers are with you and your familiy at this time. Kurt was one of my high school class-mates, he was always so much fun to be...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Brenda Reed
Eagle Grove - Kurt D. Olson
Kurt Duane Olson, the son of Kenneth D. and H. Joanne (Van Sickle) Olson, was born October 1, 1959, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. He was raised and educated in Eagle Grove, graduating from Eagle Grove High School attended classes at ICCC in Ft. Dodge and then received a business degree from DMACC in Ankeny.
Kurt married Foresta Rasmussen in 1982 and they had two children, Eric and Alexis.
Kurt worked for AGP in Eagle Grove then later moved to Casa Grand, AZ where he began working for the Siemens Company as a service technician. He transferred to Minnesota with the Siemens and became a sales representative, a position he held until his passing.
In November, 2009, Kurt married Sue Lian of Coon Rapids, MN.
Playing golf and traveling to Mexico were two of their great joys. Kurt was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who cherished his time with his family and always saw nothing but Blue Skies.
Kurt passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2011, at Kindred Hospital in Peoria, AZ, at the age of 51 years. He was preceded in death by his father and grandparents.
Survivors include his wife Susan Olson of Coon Rapids, MN; mother Joanne Olson of Eagle Grove; son Eric of Buffalo, MN; daughter Alexis of Albert Lea, MN; sister Karen Root and husband Clark of Ft. Dodge; step daughters Robynne & Rachelle; step granddaughters Dakota, Dreah, and Ce Ce and his aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 19, 2011,at 2:00 p.m. at the Samuel Lutheran Church in Eagle Grove with Pastor Richard Taylor officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Foust Funeral Home in Eagle Grove. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Eagle Grove.
Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.