Carl Olson Jr.


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Posted Online: Jan. 04, 2013, 5:17 pm
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Carl H. Olson Jr., 88, of Batavia, Ill., formerly of Moline, went to be with his Lord on Jan. 4, 2013, at The Holmstad's Michaelson Health Center, Batavia.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at First Covenant Church, Moline. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 6, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Moline. Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to First Covenant Church or the Holmstad Benevolent Fund.
Carl was born on May 29, 1924, in Moline, the son of Carl H. Sr. and Viola L. Sellnow Olson. He married June M. Bolin on Sept. 22, 1944, at First Covenant Church in Moline.
Carl worked as a utilities control operator for Deere & Co., retiring in 1989. He was a United States Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was a trustee board chair at First Covenant Church and the secretary/treasurer of the USS Chaplin reunions. He served on the Friendship Manor Board.
Survivors include his wife, June Olson; children, Robert (Betty) Olson, Joanne (Clarence) Mueller, James (Susan) Olson, Donald (Gabrielle) Olson, Janet (Nancy) Olson; grandchildren, David Mueller, Kristi (Kurt) Barker, Erica (Karl) Satterblom, Ingrid Olson, Kim (Matt) Jolson, Jon (Erin) Olson, Steven Olson, Erik Olson; great-grandchildren, John Barker, Paul Barker, Lars Satterblom, Anders Satterblom, Anders Olson, Lucas Jolson.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Francis Olson.
Online condolences may be left for his family by visiting his obituary online at www.esterdahl.com.














 



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