October 26, 1934 - June 12, 2018
Kenneth Oscar Olson, age 83, of Minnetonka, died Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at the Legacy Care Assisted Living in Minnetonka. Ken was the son of Oscar and Madge (Lowry) Olson, he was born October 26, 1934 in Dassel MN. He was baptized and confirmed at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Dassel and graduated from Dassel High School. He was preceded in death by his wife Lynette Johnson, parents Oscar and Madge Olson, siblings, Clarice Swanson, Dorothy Tengwall, Norris Olson and Marilyn Olson. Ken is survived by his children, Scott Olson of Minneapolis, Jeffrey Olson of Edina and Lori Telkamp of Bloomington. Step-children Todd Johnson and Sheila Johnson of Minneapolis. Seven grandchildren and four step grand-children and many nieces, nephews and other relatives. On June 9, 1956 Ken was united in marriage to Ruth Ray at the Evangelical Covent Church in Dassel. They lived in Dassel and Ken worked for Haapala Seeds. In 1967, Ken and family moved to Olivia MN and he worked for Trojan Seeds. In 1974, Ken started his own companies, Olson Travel Agency and Kenco Incentives Inc. in Edina MN. In 1979, Ken united in marriage to Lynette Johnson and they lived in Bloomington and then Edina. Ken enjoyed sports, hunting, yard work, cooking for his family and teasing his family and friends. Ken also enjoyed traveling and spending time in Hawaii. A Memorial service will be held on Wednesday June 27, 2018 at 11:00am at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Dassel with Pastor Dan Thompson and Pastor Luke Swanson (nephew) officiating the service. The interment of the urn will be held after the service at the Dassel Community Cemetery. The Johnson Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
Kenneth Oscar Olson, age 83, of Minnetonka, died Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at the Legacy Care Assisted Living in Minnetonka. Ken was the son of Oscar and Madge (Lowry) Olson, he was born October 26, 1934 in Dassel MN. He was baptized and... View Obituary & Service Information
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