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John Olson
  • October 04, 1942
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  • November 12, 2021

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John Herbert Olson

10/4/42 – 11/12/21

John was born in St. Paul, MN to Herbert O. and Anne M. Olson. He was a graduate of Johnson High School, Macalester College, and Univ. of North Dakota. He taught science in Roseville (MN) Area Schools for 25 years, was the founder and director of Cryogenic Laboratories, Inc. until his retirement in 2002.

 He was admired for his athletic prowess in hockey and baseball in his younger days and later as a runner and in-line skater.

John was preceded in death by his parents, Herb and Anne Olson, sister and brother-in-law Sally and Loren Johnson, and daughter-in-law Kathryn Hoglund. He is survived by his wife, Lois, children Kristin Olson,  Erik (Samantha) Olson, bonus children Heather (Doug) Elliott, and Jonathan Hoglund, grandchildren Lucienne, Cassidy, Calvin, Hunter, Lucas, Meg, Grant, Em, Lily, and Tess, and 2 great-grandchildren as well as many loved extended family and friends.

He touched many lives, both known and unknown to him. He will be tremendously missed, but he is now safe in the arms of Jesus.

Memorials preferred to Lake Kids’ Ministry of St. Philip Lutheran Church, Mt. Dora, FL, Gift of Warm Clothes Ministry of Bone Lake Lutheran Church, Luck, WI or to either church.


Instead of flowers, the family would prefer if you would make a donation to
Lake Kids’ Ministry of St. Philip Lutheran Church, Mt. Dora, FL, Gift of Warm Clothes Ministry of Bone Lake Lutheran Church, Luck, WI or to either church.

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  1. Alyce Estrem says:
    07 Dec 2021
    Paul and I will miss his goofiness a and integrity.

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