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Edwin Milton “Ole” Olson

Edwin Milton “Ole” Olson, 91, Easton, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at Mosaic Life Care, St. Joseph.
He was born July 1, 1926, to Jonas and Emma (Hedlund) Olson in Osborn, Missouri. Milton graduated from Stewartsville High School, Stewartsville, Missouri, and later served in the U.S. Army.
He married Patsy Lee Faustlin September 3, 1950.
Milton had his own milk route and freight company in Stewartsville. Later, he owned an implement company in Paducah, Texas, and worked for Tobin Construction Company in Missouri as I-29 was being built. Milton retired after 21 years as a diesel mechanic for Crouch Brothers Trucking.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Ruby Brown and Kathryn Casner; and brother, John Olson.
Survivors include his wife; daughter, Rebecca Olson (Robert Ruehlow); sons, Ronald (Lisa) and Richard Olson; grandchildren, Jason (Carrie), Ethan, and Hannah Olson; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The family will gather with friends 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Family Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the donor’s choice. Online guest book and obituary at

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5005 Frederick Blvd.
Saint Joseph, MO 64506

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5005 Frederick Ave
St. Joseph , Missouri 64506

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