Richard Olson, 87

Richard (Dick) Olson, age 87, passed away on May 15, 2022 at Abbott Northwester Hospital in Minneapolis.

Dick was born on October 22, 1934 to Hazel and Archie Olson. He resided at AME Community Services, Inc. in Cokato. He worked at Functional Industries in Cokato until he retired in 2020.

Dick was well known and respected by many. He enjoyed following he local community news and high school sports events. Dick was especially fond of the Cokato Corn Carnival. He loved to people watch and catch up with old friends.

Richard was an avid fan of the Minnesota Twins and regularly tuned into WCCO to listen to the games.

Dick enjoyed going out to eat, shopping, attending the annual AME Halloween dances, traveling, and following politics among other things.

Dick’s sage advice will surely be missed.

Dick is survived by cousins and may friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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