Richard Louis Olsen Jr.
Virginia Beach - Buddy Olsen passed away peacefully in St. Cloud, MN on Thursday, February 28th, 2013 with his family by his side. Requiem Eucharist was held on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at St. John's Episcopal Church, St. Cloud, MN. Father John Jankowski officiated. Arrangements were entrusted to the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, St. Cloud, MN. A private interment will be held at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Brunswick, GA.
Buddy was born in Brunswick, GA on November 11, 1925 to Richard and Marie (Morrison) Olsen.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Barbara Hood Olsen of St. Cloud, MN, his daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Albert Hammond of St. Cloud, MN; two grandsons, Brett of Mankato, MN; Alex of Appleton, WI; sister, Mrs. Kay Olsen Carrier (Buddy C) of Charlotte, NC; brother Mr. Mickey Olsen of Darien, GA; many nephews, nieces, very good friends, and especially Olaf H. (Bubba) Olsen Jr. of St. Simons Island, GA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Lewis of St. Simons Island, GA and the Panama Canal Zone; and brother, Mr. Jack Olsen Sr. of Darien, GA and sister-in-law Mrs. Margaret Olsen.