Steven S. Olson

Steve went home to be with Jesus August 8, 2011 after battling a long term illness.  

Steven Shane Olson was born in Cambridge Feb. 17, 1962.  He graduated from Cambridge High School in 1980. He went on to serve in the armed forces for three years in the US Army. He was stationed in Fort Shafter, Hawaii. Steve was honorably discharged as Specialist E4 in 1984.

Steve worked for Ryan Construction for many years as a Superintendent/Project Coordinator. Steve’s passion was sports. He played football in high school and played softball locally and also for the Army team. He loved the Twins and the Minnesota Vikings, he had beautiful blue eyes, a wonderful sense of humor and a great love for life. He will be greatly missed by his children, family and friends.

He was preceded in death by grandparents Clifford and Rena Olson, Glenn Hyde, Great Grandparents Christ and Christine Heyd. Steve  is survived by his parents; Floyd and Faye Olson of Isanti, three children; Britni of Arizona, Alec and Kara of Cambridge, four siblings; Shannon and wife Maria Olson of Cambridge, Sheldon and wife Jeanne Olson of Cambridge, Darla Orr of Fort Myers, Florida, Dee Dee and husband Andy Larsen of Cambridge, grandmother Ella Hyde of Cambridge, many aunts, uncles, great aunts and uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, August 15, 2011 at the Carlson-Lillemoen Funeral Home in Cambridge with Rev. Brad Liebe officiating. Special music will be provided by his daughter, Britni Jordan and Brian Satterlee.  Pallbearers are Shannon Olson, Sheldon Olson, Brady Olson, Jesse Weber, Christopher Olson, and Brennon Olson.  Honorary Pallbearers are Greg Hyde and Mark Geving. Interment will be held at the Athens Lutheran Cemetery of Isanti with full military honors provided by the Cambridge American Legion Post #290. A reception followed at the funeral home. Arrangements were with the Carlson-Lillemoen Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Cambridge.

  • KARLA OLSON COOL

    So sorry to hear of Steven’s death. We both attended school together starting at Isanti Elementary. Steven was my first crush in first grade; although, I don’t believe he ever knew it. Condolences to his family.

  • Bruce Larson

    I also am deeply saddened to learn of Steve’s passing. I knew Steve O. from Church at Elim. He was a larger than life character who could quickly defuse any situation & bring smiles to everyone. I lost track of Steve while he was serving in the Army. But I have often thought of him and wondered how he was applying his leadership & people skills. I recall many fun times we had together as young men & will greatly miss being able to reminisce all those stories with Steve. My condolences to his loved ones.

  • Brent Anderson

    Please accept my condolences in losing Steve to his illness. He was a great guy and loved life to the fullest. Always a smile to share with everyone. The Lord gained a great soul in receiving him Home. Brent Anderson, Ft Worth TX.

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