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Elmer Olson

May 20, 1935 — March 27, 2023

St. Marys

Elmer Olson, 87, passed away Monday, March 27, 2023, at his home near St. Mary's.

 

He was born May 20, 1935, in Wolf Point, MT., the son of John Elmer and Myrtle Nadine

Olson. Elmer was raised in the Wolf Point community where he attended school. Elmer

joined the United States Marine Corp at the age of 17 and was stationed in Okinawa Japan.

 

After his honorable discharge he moved to Fairbanks, Alaska for several years before

moving to Burbank, California. During those years Elmer worked as an appliance repairman,

and salesman.

 

Elmer and Mary Ann Lang were united in marriage in Ventura, California in 1972.

 

The Olson Family moved to the St. Mary’s community in 1984 where they were members of

the Assumption Chapel.

 

Mr. Olson was preceded in death by his parents, seven sisters and a brother.

 

Elmer is survived by his loving wife Mary Ann Olson, and his three sons: Matthew Anthony,

Christopher Michael, and John Elmer, and nine grandchildren.

 

Requiem Mass will be at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, April 4, 2023, at the Assumption Chapel. The

interment will be in Our Lady of Peace Cemetery.  Mr. Olson will lie in state from 2:00 until

4:00 P.M. Monday, April 3, 2023, at Piper Funeral Home.  A Rosary will be recited at 5:20 P.M.

Monday evening at Assumption Chapel.

 

To leave online condolences go to www.piperfuneralhome.com.

 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Elmer Olson, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, April 3, 2023

2:00 - 4:00pm (Central time)

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Rosary

Monday, April 3, 2023

5:15 - 6:00pm (Central time)

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Requiem Mass

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

11:00am - 12:00pm (Central time)

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Burial

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Starts at 12:15pm (Central time)

Our Lady Of Peace Cemetery

Mt Calvary Rd, Saint Marys, KS 66536

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