Thursday, May 21
Harlan Lee Olson was born on Sept. 15, 1928, near Parker to Harvey and Grace (Getman) Olson.
On June 6, 1954, he was united in marriage to Evelyn Wollman at Parker. They were blessed with five children. He lost Evelyn to cancer in 1984.
On Oct. 25, 1991, he was united in marriage to Delphine (Koerner) Kurtz, and they built a new home in 1993 at Country Acres, where they enjoyed entertaining family and friends.
Grateful for sharing his life with him is his wife Delphine (Koerner Kurtz) of 28 years; five children, Sherrie (Quentin) Strand, Gillette, Wyo.; Darrell (Loey) Olson, Chancellor; Keith Olson, Sioux Falls; Barry (Darla) Olson, Chancellor; and Kristie (Tim) Fiegen of Sioux Falls; two step-children, Kim (Bill) Chatwell, Sioux Falls; Jeff (Susie) Kurtz, Canton; 21 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren, his sister Anita Otten, Sioux Falls; his brother Dale Olson; sister-in-law Jean Stadtfeld; mother-in-law Leona (Streyle) Koerner, sister-in-law Dorothea Hoebelheinrich, brother-in-laws Delano (Erlene) Koerner, Darrell (Carol) Koerner, Darwin Koerner (Sherry), and a host (37) of loving nieces and nephews.
Memorial services for the public will be at 2 pm Tuesday, July 7 at Central Church, 3102 W Ralph Rogers Road, Sioux Falls, with worship music and a slideshow tribute starting at 1:40 p.m. preceding the service. Central Worship Center’s capacity of 1,200 people will allow for physical distancing and masks will be available for those who choose to wear one.
In lieu of flowers, memorials checks may be written to the Olson Family Faith Fund and given to the family or sent directly to the South Dakota Community Foundation PO Box 296, Pierre, SD 57501 the fund has been established.
Arrangements provided by Hofmeister-Jones Funeral Home.