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Donald K. Olson

January 10, 1936 ~ May 16, 2022 (age 86)

Obituary

Donald K. Olson, age 86, of Geneva, passed away Monday, May 16, 2022 at home with his loving family by his side.

He was born January 10, 1936, in Geneva, Illinois the son of Sig and Ida (Haumschild) Olson.

Donald proudly served his country in the United States Airforce.  He worked for Burgess Norton where he met his future wife, Carol and retired from Fermilab as a Design Engineer after more than 30 years.  He was an avid pheasant hunter and loved spending time in Door County.  However, his greatest enjoyment in life was spending time with his family and friends.  He will be dearly missed. 

He is survived by his wife of 64 years Carol (Anderson); children Donald (Laura) of Geneva, Cathy Olson of Guthrie, Oklahoma, and Christopher (Tracie) of Geneva; grandchildren Joshua (Lauren) of Geneseo, Daniel (Ashley) of Elburn, Nathan of Geneva, Jonathan (Crystal) of St. Charles, Derick Niss of Denver, Colorado, Karilyn (Ryan) Dayton of Wisconsin, Breanna (Rob) Jurgensen of Oklahoma, Emma Olson of Geneva, and Kate Olson of Geneva; great-grandchildren Hunter, Macey, Dylan, Mackenzie, Lucas, Piper, Ida, Zane, Paxton; and many other dear relatives and friends.  

A visitation will be held Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Malone Funeral Home, 324 E. State Street (Route 38), Geneva from 3:00 pm until the time of his celebration of life service at 5:00 pm with Pastors Aubey and Gruenbaum officiating.

Burial will be held privately at River Hills Memorial Park in Batavia, Illinois. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to the American Cancer Society, 1 E Wacker Dr Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60601, or The Salvation Army Family and Donation Center 2067 Lincoln Hwy, St. Charles, IL 60174.

For information, please call 630-232-8233 or www.malonefh.com.


 

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
May 21, 2022

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Malone Funeral Home
324 East State Street
Geneva, IL 60134

Memorial Service
Saturday
May 21, 2022

5:00 PM
Malone Funeral Home
324 East State Street
Geneva, IL 60134

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