Terry Robert Olson

Terry Robert Olson, 52, of Woodland, Wash. and formerly of Isanti, Minn., died February 5, 2012 at the Oregon Health and Science University.

Terry Robert Olson was born May 6, 1959 in Grand Rapids, Minn. to Robert Allen and Patricia Ann (Pasch) Olson.  He was raised in Isle and graduated from Isle High School. Terry married Karen Giles and they had three children, Chris, Terra and Trisha. He worked at the Hamms/Strohs Brewery in St. Paul, the Reiner Brewery in Washington, and also at Weinhouser Brewery in Vancouver, Wash. Terry later attended a Harley Davidson service and repair school in Arizona and became co-owner of a motorcycle shop in Isanti. Most recently he has lived and worked in Woodland, Wash. Terry enjoyed building things and remodeling, but he mostly loved traveling on his Harley.

Terry is survived by one son, Chris Olson of Cambridge; two daughters, Terra Olson (Dan Tresedder) of Isanti, Trisha Olson of Isanti; by his mother, Patricia Olson of Isanti; by five grandchildren, Reed Olson, Layla Tresedder, Josephine Tressedder, Olivia Hadley and Chloe Hadley; and by other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Olson, and a grandson, Jonah George.

Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10 at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel with Father James David Hahn officiating. A visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. with the service at 6 p.m. Friday.  Pallbearers will be Chris Olson, Dan Tresedder, Frank Cisar, Richard Starr, Russ Swonger, and Ernie Olson III. Interment will be in Isanti Union Cemetery in the spring.

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