Roger H. Olson, formerly of the East Side, passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at the age of 91. He was a devoted husband of 71 years, caring & supportive father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
Roger is survived by his wife, Adeline; daughters, Karen Perry, Kathy (John) Schille and Kimberly Zimmerman; 8 grandchildren, Daniel (Jennifer) Gilbert, Donovan Gilbert, Deanna Gilbert, Andrew (Tasha) Perry, Sarah (Mick) Begnaud, Travis Schille (partner, Wallace), Corey (Nicole) Schille and Catherine (Sean) Bottin; 4 great-grandchildren, Paris Gilbert, Katelyn Zaycheck, Abigail Schille and Kayne Begnaud; sisters, Marilyn Johnson and Debbie (John) Webster; and many nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold & Leona; son, Kevin; daughter-in-law, Joni; brothers, Donovan and Robert; and all of his dear friends and poker buddies.
Roger and his brother, Bob, took over their father's business of Olson's Phillips 66 on Arcade Street in 1968 until he retired in 1990. A special thank you to Woodwinds Hospital Staff for the compassionate care received in his final days.
Visitation beginning at 10:00AM on Friday, January 31, 2020 followed by a Memorial Service at 11:00AM at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church - Great Hall, 900 Stillwater Road, Mahtomedi. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the family.
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