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Douglas Wayne Olson

February 24, 1944 — December 26, 2022


Douglas Olson, 78, of Rothschild, passed away unexpectedly at his home on December 26, 2022. Douglas was born February 24, 1944, in Grand Forks, North Dakota to parents Ralph and Verol (Hawkinson) Olson.

Doug had a long and successful career at Wausau Insurance Companies that spanned over 30 years. He was the Human Resources Manager for 20 years and retired as the Vice President of Office Services.

Survivors include his wife: Marilyn Olson; sons: Jeffrey (Sara Jo), Chad, and David (Amanda); granddaughters: Autumn (fiancé Brandon Baalman) and Ellie; grandsons: Zach and Charlie; and siblings RaeAnn Nelson, Russell (Becky) Olson, Verdell (Sandy) Olson, Yvonne Olson, and Lynn Olson. He was preceded in death by his son: Marc Olson; parents: Ralph and Verol Olson; and siblings Kendall, Gary, and Dale Olson.

A celebration of Doug’s life will be held in the Spring of 2023.

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A celebration of Doug's life will be held in the Spring of 2023

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