Arthur ‘Art’ O. Olson

FISHERS, Ind. – Services for Arthur “Art” O. Olson, 85, of Fishers, will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at Christ Lutheran Church, 10055 East 186th St., Noblesville, Ind., with Rev. Adrian Piazza, officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, Indianapolis. Art passed away on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at Prairie Lakes Health Campus in Noblesville. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at Randall and Roberts Fishers Mortuary, Fishers, and two hours prior to the services Saturday at the church.

He was born May 12, 1928, in Wallace, S.D., to Lynn and Olina (Thompson) Olson. Art retired from Quaker Oats company serving many years with Stokely-Van Camp where he worked in finance. He served in the U.S. Marines during the Korean War and was a graduate of Mankato Commercial College and Minnesota School of Business. Being a very civic-minded person, he was active in the Minnesota Junior Chamber of Commerce, and also involved in many levels with different Lutheran churches throughout the years. He was a very kind and caring man who always put God and his family first.

He is survived by daughters, Nancy (Tom) Francescon of Fishers, Ind.; Karen (Tom) Ortel of Mebane, N.C.; son, David (Patti) Olson of Indianapolis, Ind.; sister, Avonne Anderson of Owatonna, Minn.; brother, Arvin (Grace) Olson of Urbandale, Iowa; grandchildren, Brooke A. Francescon and Tommy A. Francescon.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, F. Irene Olson.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240 or to Christ Lutheran Church, 10055 E. 186th St., Noblesville, IN 46060.

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