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     At Olson Funeral Home and Cremation Service we
               walk with you during your time of need,
providing meaningful, compassionate and professional     services that honor you and your loved ones' wishes.  

        We are the only locally owned and privately                                 operated funeral establishment in
                              Western Otter Tail County.

     For over 100 years we've been serving the communities of:          Amor, Ashby, Battle Lake, Dalton, Dent, Elizabeth, Erhard,                Evansville, Foxhome, Fergus Falls, Maine, Ottertail,                    Pelican Rapids, Richville, Rothsay, Underwood and the                                                   surrounding area.

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Upcoming Events

  • Honoring Life

    It's important to take the time to acknowledge the uniqueness of the deceased: the individuality of their personality, and the uniqueness of their life's path. Not just for them, but for you; it affirms the relationship, and leads to healing after loss. Honoring their life is truly an act of love - for the both of you.

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  • Grief Support

    Within the Fergus Falls and surrounding areas there are a number of options for grief support, including Grief Support and Education Groups through LB Homes Lakeland Hospice.  We also have 365 days of Grief Support with daily messages sent directly to your e-mail box, offering inspiration, hope and affirmations for an entire year.

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  • Community Events

    We give every family in our community unique opportunities to learn, share, and remember. Each of our educational, grief support or remembrance events is designed to appeal to a wide age range, including adults and children. It is our intention to enrich lives, educate minds, and ease sorrows.

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  • Funeral Etiquette

    The accepted customs of dress and behavior in a funeral have changed over time, but courtesy never goes out of style. Here's what we'd like you to know about funeral etiquette.

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