Warren Olson

 Warren A. Olson, 90 of Birnamwood, died peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020 under the care of LeRoyer Hospice and Care Partners, Antigo.

He was born on Feb. 18, 1930 in Milwaukee, the son of Thorval and Doris (Holbrook) Olson.  

Warren served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War from 1951 to 1954.  He was united in marriage to Peggy Carlson on June 19, 1954 in Antigo.

After his discharge from the Air Force, he began his lifelong career of farming.

Warren was an active member of the Mattoon Church of the Nazarene where he served as a church board member for many years.  

He also served 16 years on the Wittenberg-Birnamwood School District Board of Education and was president for several years. Warren served on the town of Birnamwood board as well as the Farmers Home Administration board.  

His favorite hobby was to keep his yard mowed and he always kept it neat.

Warren is survived by his wife, Peggy; three sons, Michael (Toni), Kurt (Cindy), and Jack (Danielle); seven grandchildren, Todd (Cindy), Brent (Jordyn), Shelly (Karl) Spaay, Katrina, Kurt Jr. (Krysta), Steven (Aleshia), and Cody; seven  great-grandchildren, Carter, Luke, Evan, Emma, Reid, Brayden, and Declan; sister-in-law, Connie Balis and Julie Olson.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister and her husband, Betty (Gordon) Pierce.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 at Mattoon Church of the Nazarene. Rev. Robert Hess and Rev. Todd Olson will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, town of Hutchins, Shawano County, with military rites conducted by the John Owen American Legion Post #287, Mattoon.  Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. on Saturday, at the church, until the time of service.

Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Birnamwood is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.  Memories and messages of support may be shared at schmidtschulta.com.

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