Robert G. 'Bob' Olson
Olson, Robert G. "Bob" Age 96 of Minneapolis, and long time resident of Becketwood, born July 17, 1917 in Chicago, IL. to George and Alice Olson, passed away Jan 19, 2014. Robert, graduated from West High School and took over his father's business as a Manufacturer's Rep for Cutlery and Pocket Knives sales and used aircraft to travel to his customers, becoming an avid pilot and later a member of the Civil Air Patrol. Robert served in the Mediterranean with the US Navy during WWII as an Electronic Countermeasures and Interference Specialist. Bob was also a member of Lake Harriet Masonic Lodge, #19 AF & AM. He is preceded in death by his wives, Marguerite Osborn and Maxine Sigford; son, George and brother, Arthur. Robert will be dearly missed by his brothers, Donald and David; many nieces and nephews; step-daughters, Laurie and Michele Palmer and other family and friends. A memorial service will be held 1:30 pm, Feb. 1, 2014 at Becketwood Chapel, 4300 W. River Pkwy., Mpls. Robert will be laid to rest with his first wife, Marguerite and son, George at Lakewood Cemetery. Henry W. Anderson (612) 729-2331 HenryWAnderson.com
Published on January 26, 2014
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