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Dennis "Punch" Olson

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Dennis "Punch" Olson Obituary
Dennis "Punch" Olson

Des Moines

Dennis "Punch" Olson, 59, died Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines of complications of a previous heart attack. Funeral services will be 6 p.m. Saturday, May 12 at Iles Funeral Homes-Grandview Park Chapel where the family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Cremation will follow the service.

Dennis Ervin Olson was born on July 19, 1952 in Des Moines to the late Ervin and Phillis (McBride) Olson. He grew up in Harlan before returning to Des Moines in 2000. He worked as a truck driver for JMT Trucking.

Punch was a member of Glory Days and Goodguys. He will be remembered as a hard working, loyal friend who always went the extra mile.

Punch is survived by his wife, Jayne of Des Moines; son, John (Jen) Olson and their sons, Kale and Bode, all of Raleigh, NC; son, Dan Sylvester of Des Moines; and four siblings, Kenny (Shirley), Mark, Ron (Kathy) and Stella.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.


Published in Des Moines Register on May 11, 2012
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