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Don Olson

March 4, 1925 ~ January 10, 2024 (age 98) 98 Years Old

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Don Olson, 98, of Fredericksburg passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at Poet’s Walk Memory Care facility.

Don was a World War II veteran and had a career as a blacksmith engineer at the U.S. Government Printing Office before retiring in 1980. In his retirement years, he enjoyed wood-working, metal-working, gardening, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Don was a devoted husband and father.

He is survived by his children, Donald Wayne Olson and Judith Ann Olson Semrov (Tom); four grandchildren, Heather Richards (Charlie), Erik Olson (Kelly), Jennifer Sayer (Cameron), and Kirsten Newberry (Blake); and nine great-grandchildren, Charlie Olson, Lexington Olson, Hudson Olson, Wyn Richards, MacLeod Sayer, Reese Newberry, Lottie Joy Olson, Theodore Richards, and Vincent Sayre.

He was reunited in Heaven with his wife of 63 years, Christine LaVoie Olson; parents Orven and Ada Olson; and brother, Jack Olson.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 22, 2024 at Covenant Funeral Service, Stafford. Don’s immediate family will receive extended family and friends an hour prior to the service at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Quantico National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association or the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Foundation.


Services

Visitation
Monday
January 22, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Covenant Funeral Service, Stafford
1310 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22554

Funeral Service
Monday
January 22, 2024

11:00 AM
Covenant Funeral Service, Stafford
1310 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22554

Video is available for this event


Interment following funeral service
Monday
January 22, 2024

Quantico National Cemetery
18424 Joplin Road
Triangle, VA 22172

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