Nelson Funeral Home - Park Ridge
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Park Ridge, IL 60068
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Robert E. Olsen, age 88; beloved husband for 65 years of the late Mary; loving father of Virginia (Charles) Spindler, Dana Olsen and the late Jane Gibout; proud grandfather of Stephanie Spindler, Lindsay, Kristen and Andrew Olsen and Bret Gibout. Memorial Service Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, 3 p.m. at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 306 S. Prospect, Park Ridge, IL 60068. Memorials to St. Mary's Church appreciated. A native of Park Ridge, after graduating from Maine East High School in 1942, he served in the Navy for 3 years during World War II, seeing action at the Battle of Lingayen Gulf in January 1945. After the war, he attended Northwestern University where he graduated with a BS in engineering in 1949. He worked in industrial engineering and sales his entire career and was marketing manager for the AEC Companies, the nation's largest supplier of ancillary equipment to the plastics industry at the time of his retirement. Info: www.nelsonfunerals.com or 847-823-5122.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from Aug. 19 to Aug. 20, 2013
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