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John Robert Olson

June 3, 1949 ~ August 18, 2018 (age 69)

John Olson, 69, of Loveland, CO passed away at his home on August 19, 2018 surrounded by his family and his dog. John was born June 3, 1949 in Arnold, NE but grew up in Callaway, NE. He worked for Union Pacific in North Platte, NE for 41 years, retiring in 2009. He coached his three children in baseball and basketball from 1980-1991.

John enjoyed fishing, hunting, boating at Maloney and Jeffrey Lakes, camping in Colorado and most of all his beloved Huskers. He was a member of the Elks, the UPRR Athletic Club and the Deaver Hunt Club. John and his wife moved to Loveland, CO in 2014.

John is survived by his wife of 47 years, Debi; his sons Shawn Olson and Shane Olson of Loveland, CO; daughter Aimee Uhl (Shawn) of Fort Collins, CO; granddaughters Lauren and Emory of Fort Collins, CO; sister Penny of Aurora, CO; brother Bob Olson (Patty) of North Platte, NE; brother-in-law Steve Lamb (Karin) of Lincolnshire, IL; and sister-in-law Sandi Sterling (Bob) of Blue Springs, MO; He is also survived by his aunts Jo Keyser, Lorraine Chesley and Edna Nansel all of Nebraska; many cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at the Stone Creek Club House at 2920 Ariel Drive, Loveland, CO.

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