Allan R. Olson, age 77 of Buckeye Lake, passed away January 2, 2015 at home.
Al is survived by his spouse, Linda Shaffer Olson; children, Nancy (Rob) Deafenbaugh, Greg (Amy) Olson; Sister Susan Olson OP, and James (Daniela) Olson; stepson, David (Mindy) Shaffer; grandchildren, Dan, Mary and Annie Deafenbaugh; sister, Kathie (Bill) Potter; great aunt, Helen (Fojtik) Gregory; sister-in-law, Diane (Jim) Paxton; brother-in-law, Jim (Cheryl) Krouse; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanne (Karnel) Olson; parents, Elmer and Marie (Kohler) Olson; and step-father Michael Fojtik.
Al was born and raised in Racine, Wisconsin. He graduated from Marquette University (Business Administration), was a U.S. Army Veteran and retired president of Resinoid Engineering, Hebron. Al was an avid Newark Catholic and OSU Buckeye Fan.
He will be missed by all who knew him.
A funeral Mass was held at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Buckeye Lake, on January 6, 2015.
Donations in Al’s memory may be made to Newark Catholic High School, 1 Green Wave Drive, Newark, www.newarkcatholic.org. Messages may be sent to his family by visiting www.cotnerfuneralhome.com