2018-01-10 / Obituaries


NEILS SVEN OLSON, 90, of Lapeer, died on Saturday, January 6, 2018.

Neils was born April 21, 1927, in Detroit, to Helge and Ketty (Oame) Olson. He served his country proudly in the US Army during WWII. Neils was a successful decorator through the years. He was a gifted painter and wallpaperer. He was a life member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #2427. Neils was a proud Swede and enjoyed his years at the VASA Club.

Neils is survived by his daughters, Sharon (Paul) Altsheler of St. Louis, MO, and Janet (Terry) Grzesikowski of Rochester; step-son, Kurt Hansen of Detroit; daughter-in-law, Nancy Olson of Rochester; grandchildren, Brett (Meryl), Meagan (Mary), Matthew and Sarah; great-grandson, Nicholas.

Neils was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Hansen-Olson; son, David Olson; and his parents.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

A memorial service will be held in Neils’ honor at 11 a.m., Friday, March 16, 2018 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Lapeer. Pastor John Kaiser will officiate. In keeping with Neils’ wishes, cremation has been entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Lapeer.

Please visit www.muirbrotherslapeer.com to leave a memory or condolence to Neil’s family.

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