|Victor Olson 06/15/2012|
Victor L. Olson, age 75 of New Richmond and formerly of Horse Creek, died on Friday, June 15, 2012 at the St. Croix Health Center. Victor was born the son of Adolph and Emma (Johnson) Olson on May 21, 1937 in New Richmond. He was a graduate of Osceola High School with the class of 1955. On December 18, 1954 he was married to LaRayne LaRoue. Victor farmed in Horse Creek. On November 27, 1977, he was in terrible snowmobile accident. Victor survived and outlived medical expectations. He lived in different Aurora Group Homes before moving into the St. Croix Health Center in the late 1990's. He worked at St. Croix Industries. Victor enjoyed snowmobiling, playing softball, fishing, playing cards and games, and visiting with friends and family. He liked to talk politics and was a huge Packer fan. He was a hard working, persistant person who was funny and straight forward. He is preceded in death by his parents, Adolph and Emma Olson; siblings, Harold Olson, Art (Elaine) Olson, Helen (Edward) Kruschke; sister-in-law, Olive Olson. Victor is survived by LaRayne Olson; children, Debra (Dale) Gerhardt, Mark (Beth) Olson, Gary Olson, Robert (Korrine) Olson, Thomas (Sheila) Olson; grandchildren, Jeremy Krueger, Chad (Trisha) Krueger, DeeAnn Gerhardt, Joshua (Amanda) Olson, Cassie (Andy) Hanson, Paul Olson, Emily Knudsen, Tyler Olson, Shawna Olson; 7 great-grandchildren; siblings, Oscar Olson, George (Ruth) Olson, Edward (Alice) Olson; sister-in-law, Alice Olson; and many other relatives and friends. A Funeral Service was held on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 11 am at West Immanuel Lutheran Church. Visitation was held on Monday, June 18, 2012 from 4-8 pm at Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel in New Richmond and on Tuesday from 10-11 am at the church. Interment was in the New Richmond Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the St. Croix Health Center Activities Department. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.