Dale Olson M.D.

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Dale Olson MD, age 84 of Valparaiso, IN, passed away February 5, 2013. He was born on January 5, 1929 in, Gary, IN to Arvid Eugene and Julia M. Olson, both of whom preceded him in death. He is survived by his loving wife, Mickey Olson, of Valparaiso, IN; son, Rick (Joan) Olson, of Valparaiso, IN; daughter, Randi Olson, of Valparaiso, IN; sister, Marion Wilson, of CA; grandchildren: Rickie and Alex Olson, Ryan and Danny Cutter; close family friend, Jim Richart, of South Haven, IN; and his beloved and loyal Great Dane, Mac. He was preceded in death by his son, Ronnie Olson. Dale graduated from Northwestern University in 1950, Indiana University in 1954, Intern and Residency 1955 General Surgery 1956 and Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Indiana University Medical School in 1959. He was also a Naval Surgeon and officer for two years. He truly loved and had a passion for medicine and helping people. Dale enjoyed traveling the world with his wife Mickey. He had a great love for the family horses and dogs and enjoyed all types of music. He was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, and bird watching. Private Family Services to be held at a later date. Memorial Donations may be made to Porter County Animal Shelter, 2056 Heavilin Road, Valparaiso, IN 46385. Cremation performed by Heritage Crematory. Arrangements are being handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 6941 Central Ave., Portage, 762-1330. Online condolences to the family may be made at www.ee-fh.com

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Published in The Times on Feb. 7, 2013
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