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KARL OLSEN

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Karl Olsen Karl Olsen, 76, of Machesney Park, IL, also formerly lived in Harmon and Wood Dale, IL, passed away Friday, April 5, 2013. He was born on March 7, 1937 in Janesville, WI to Andrew and Mamie (Lamack) Olsen. He was orphaned by the age of 7 and was raised by Frank and Zelma Hicks of Harmon, IL. He was a star basketball player at Dixon High School, graduating in 1954. He married Judy Buckman, formerly of Dixon, IL on July 21, 1962. Karl was a premium drywall taper, working on many custom homes in the Barrington area. He was an avid Packer Backer. He loved playing cards, fishing and tending his roses. He had a very kind heart and he loved his Kubota (mini truck with a snow plow and dump bed). When he plowed snow, he not only plowed ours, but 5 neighbors, too. He loved doing for others and giving flowers and gifts. Karl is survived by his wife, Judy; brother, Kenneth (Judy) of Caledonia, IL; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; foster parents; brother, Frank of Sterling; IL; and sisters, Irene, Dalores, Lois, Verna, Helen (all of California) and Viola of Wisconsin. A memorial visitation will be on Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm in Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory, Roscoe Chapel, 11342 Main Street, Roscoe, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to your favorite animal shelter in Karl's name. Express condolences and share memories online at www.honquestfh.com.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Apr. 10 to Apr. 11, 2013
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