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Andrew J. Olson


1917 - 2013 | Obituary Condolences
Born in Lewiston, MT, the only child of Andrew and Alya (Hitchcock) Olson. Preceded in death by his wife, LaVon Nella Adams of Belleville, IL on July 15, 1999 in Sun City, AZ. Andrew grew up on a farm south of Renville, MN, attended the University of Minnesota before joining Cargill Inc. in 1937 and was transferred to Belleville, IL. After serving in the army during WW II (1942-1945) and taking part in the D-Day invasion of Normandy, he was discharged and returned to Cargill at Belleville and was soon transferred as a Grain Supt. to Kansas City. In 1975, he was transferred w/Cargill to Denver, CO where he and his wife remained until his retirement on Feb. 1, 1981. As his health declined he moved to Assisted Living at Applewood Our House in Lakewood, CO. He will be interred by his wife's side at Belleville, IL.
Published in Denver Post on May 2, 2013
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