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Howard Olson

January 16, 1936 — September 16, 2019

Howard Dean Olson

1936 – 2019

Howard Dean Olson, age 83, of Grand Rapids, MN, passed away Monday, September 16, 2019, at Fairview Hospital in Hibbing, MN. Howard was born to Oscar and Angelyne Olson on January 16, 1936 in Duluth, MN.

Preceding him in death were his parents, brother Edward Olson and sister Judy Owens. He is survived by his partner Joyce Manney; four children, Deanna Olson, Michael (Kathy) Olson, David (Kris) Olson, and Dean (Jenny) Olson; six sisters, Lori Downey, Carole LaBrec, Beverly DeMarchi, Cheryl Siqueiros, Terri Kay, Vickie Courtney; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

According to Howard’s wishes no memorials or services are being planned.

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Friday, September 20, 2019

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