Cover photo for Darwin C. Olsen Sr.'s Obituary
Darwin C. Olsen Sr. Profile Photo
1943 Darwin C. Olsen Sr. 2024

Darwin C. Olsen Sr.

July 5, 1943 — May 12, 2024

Nashwauk

Darwin C. Olsen Sr.

July 5, 1943       May 12, 2024

 

            Darwin C. Olsen Sr., 80, lifelong resident of Nashwauk, MN died Sunday, May 12, 2024 at the Waterview Woods in Eveleth, MN.  He was born July 5, 1943 to Bertel and Marguerite (Robbins) Olsen in Keewatin, MN.   After school Darwin proudly served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War.  After his time in the military, Darwin worked for a local sawmill, and was involved with logging in the area.  He was a member of American Legion Post 0307 in Nashwauk for many years.   He loved tinkering, fishing, hunting deer, and had a great work ethic.  

            Darwin is survived by his children, Darwin Olsen II, of Nashwauk, MN, Kimberly Olsen, Hibbing, Jim O’Brien of Missouri, Janet Bluntach, Balsam, MN, and Robert Elj of Swatara, MN, his former wife, Vickie Woody, Nashwauk, MN, 7 siblings, Carol Humphery, Waunkee, WI, Diann Helt, Kennan, WI, George Marovich, Hibbing, MN, Thomas Marovich, West Fork, AR, Joan Wirtz, Mt. Iron, MN, Joyce Gould, Hibbing, and Kevin Mogenson, Golden Valley, AZ, numerous, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

            He was preceded in death by his parents, and siblings, Melvin, Bernice, Ernest, Ruth Ann, Warren, Ronald, and William.

            Graveside services for Darwin will be 9:00 am, Saturday, May 25, 2024 at the Nashwauk Cemetery in Nashwauk, MN.  Military Honors will be accorded by the Mid-Range Honor Guard.  Arrangements are with the Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing.   

To leave an online message of condolence; please visit us at; www.doughertyofhibbing.com.

 

 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Darwin C. Olsen Sr., please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Saturday, May 25, 2024

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 853

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree