Arthur 'Art' O. Olson, 85, of Fishers, passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Prairie Lakes Health Campus in Noblesville. He was born on May 12, 1928 to Lynn and Olina (Thompson) Olson in Wallace, South Dakota.
Art retired from Quaker Oats company serving many years with Stokely-Van Camp where he worked in finance. He served in the United States Marines during the Korean War; and was a graduate of Mankato Commercial College and Minnesota School of Business. Being a very civic minded person, he was very active in the Minnesota Junior Chamber of Commerce, and also involved in many levels with different Lutheran churches throughout the years. He was a very kind and caring man who always put God and his family first.
He is survived by daughters, Nancy (Tom) Francescon of Fishers, IN; Karen (Tom) Ortel of Mebane, NC; son, David (Patti) Olson of Indianapolis, IN; sister, Avonne Anderson of Owatonna, MN; brother, Arvin (Grace) Olson of Urbandale, IA; grandchildren, Brooke A. Francescon & Tommy A. Francescon.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, F. Irene Olson.
Services will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, October 5, 2013, at Christ Lutheran Church, 10055 East 186th Street, in Noblesville. Visitation will be Friday, October 4, 2013 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Randall & Roberts Fishers Mortuary, 12010 Allisonville Road, Fishers, with an additional visitation on Saturday at the church from 11:00 am until time of service. Rev. Adrian Piazza will officiate. Burial will be at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Indianapolis.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association 50 East 91st Street, Suite 100 Indianapolis, IN 46240 or to Christ Lutheran Church 10055 East 186th Street Noblesville, IN 46060.