David A. Olson, 54

A celebration of life for David Arthur Olson, 54, of Lowry, was held Saturday, November 7, 2009, at Minnewaska Lutheran
Church in Starbuck with the Rev. Todd Klemme officiating.

Private burial of the remains will be held at a later date.

David A. Olson, son of Albin and Delores (Larson) Olson was born on July 27, 1955, Starbuck. He grew up and received
his education in Starbuck. He was baptized and confirmed at the Minnewaska Lutheran Church. David lived in Starbuck
for many years and then moved to Lowry so he could live in the country. David worked as a machinist his entire adult life. A few of his places of long term employment included Glenwood Manufacturing and Lakeland Manufacturing of Alexandria.

David enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping. His love for children brought him true happiness and laughter. He enjoyed
spending time with his family and friends. He also liked to take road trips with his brothers on the weekends. They would drive to gun and sporting shows, look for wildlife, or fi nd various things to do along the way. He will be remembered for his love and devotion to his mother, his family and his easy, joyful laughter.

David unexpectedly passed away on October 21, 2009, at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud.

He is survived by a daughter, Shayanne; two brothers, Allen and Mary Olson of Alexandria and Danny and Lori Olson of
Starbuck; two sisters, Jean and Bruce Mattson of Excelsior and Mary Jane and Roger Ward of Glenwood; his nephews, Mike, Lisa, Tina, Scott, Robert (Bob), Katy, Elizabeth (Liz), Tammy, Jason, Ruth and Joseph (Joe); and by many great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Albin and Delores Olson; and his sister, Shirley Robideaux.