Robert E. Olson, age 91, of Baraboo, died on Sunday, August 8, 2021 at St. Clare Hospital in Baraboo. He was born on April 11, 1931 in Sauk County, the son of Albert and Ivy (Fry) Olson. On July 14, 1956, he was married to the former Wilhelmina “Ann” Miller. Bob farmed for many years. He later worked at Flambeau in Baraboo until his retirement. In his younger years, Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing and working with horses.
Survivors include his two sons: Levi (Jackie) Olson, of Whitewater and Kevin Olson, of Baraboo; one daughter: Helen Harris; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; his sister: Iva Mae Kautin; two sisters-in-law: Waverly Owen, of Valton and Shirley Sigafus, of Reedsburg; one brother-in-law: Ted (Peggy) Miller, of North Freedom; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife: Ann, on October 16, 2008; his daughter: Susan Olson; his son: Harold Olson and his daughter-in-law: Vickie Olson.
A graveside service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at the Big Creek Cemetery in rural LaValle.
The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
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