Leonard P. Olson, 87Leonard P. Olson, age 87, of Pepin, died Thursday, Nov. 10, at Pepin Manor.
Leonard P. Olson, age 87, of Pepin, died Thursday, Nov. 10, at Pepin Manor.
He was born the son of Edwin and Mabel (Peterson) Olson on Aug. 1, 1924, in Maiden Rock, Wis. Leonard served his country in U.S. Army during the Korean War. On June 28, 1952, he married Wanda June Bjurquist at Sabylund Lutheran Church. Leonard worked for Pierce County and as a carpenter with Tri-State and finally Lunda Construction Companies, retiring in 1989.
He was a member of the Local 87 Carpenters Union. Leonard loved to garden and enjoyed woodworking, yard work, fixing things, and spending time with his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Howard, Harold, and James Olson.
Leonard will be missed by his wife, Wanda; daughter, Wendy (Jeff) Seipel of Inver Grove Heights, Minn.; son, Peter (Mary) Olson of Pepin, Wis.; grandchildren, Taylor Seipel, Nick Seipel, Brody Olson, Jackie Olson; siblings Floyd Olson, Dorothy Johnson, Clinton (Dorthea) Olson, May (Stan) Ramberg, Maynard (Carol) Olson, Margaret (Glenn) Dankers; many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Pepin. Visitation will also be Tuesday from 12-2 p.m. at the church. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services of Maiden Rock.
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