Carl Olson, age 88 of Minneapolis, born January 11, 1924 passed away on April 11, 2012.
Preceded in death by his parents, Carl A. Sr. and Anna Olson; sister, Gladys Pearson.
Survived by wife of 65 years, Joyce "Skinner” Olson; son, Larry (Lynn) Olson; grandchildren, Lisa (Troy) Teske and Becky (Marc) Draper; daughter, Kathleen Burrington /Lee Duerr; grandchildren, Sarah (Chris) Horton, Matthew Burrington and Brandon Duerr; daughter, Nancy (Dwain) Klemmensen; grandchildren, Denise (Mike) Rain and Brad Klemmensen; great-grandchildren, Lexi, Avie and Zoe Teske, Colman Burrington, Hunter and Riley Horton, Emma and Noah Schlag and Tasha Klemmensen; sister, Hazel Burditt; nephew, Bruce (Connie) Burditt; brother-in-law, Harold Skinner, nephew, Michael Skinner.
Veteran of WWII, served in the Pacific Theatre with the 11th Airborne Division. Forty-four year Teamster Union Member as a commercial truck driver.
Private family Mass. Interment Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.
Memorials are preferred to Poor Clare Monastery 8650 Russell Ave S. Bloomington, MN 55431
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Minneapolis Chapel 612.861.6088