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Dareld Olson

March 26, 1941 — September 19, 2023

Dareld A. Olson, 82, of Fergus Falls died peacefully at his home, Tuesday, September 19, 2023 under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Born in Jamestown, ND on March 26, 1941 to Lester and Evelyn (Siebert) Olson. He and his family moved to Bemidji at the age of 13, where he attended school. He joined the Air Force and was stationed in Guam, the Philippines, and Formosa.

He was a man of many hats/jobs, most recently Dareld’s Upholstery. He enjoyed dancing, going to casinos, and car auctions. He also enjoyed watching stock car racing, he had a gift for always picking a winning car. Dareld also drove stock car, number 88.

Dareld married Sandra Peterson, they had four children Michelle, Lisa, Derick, and Tammy. He then married Jeanne Hanson and made his home in Fergus Falls.

Most of all he loved his family and friends. He will be remembered for his sense of humor and huge heart.

Survivors include his wife, Jeanne; children, Lisa (Keith Olson), Derick, and Tammy (Dan Gladen); step-children, Sherri (Tim Nooyen), Scott (Bonnie), and Stacy (Dan Thom); seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; five step-grandchildren, and many friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his first wife, Sandra; daughter, Michelle, and brother, Jerry.

Per Dareld’s wishes, memorials are preferred to Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Memorial Service: 3:00 p.m. Saturday, September 30, 2023 at Olson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls, with visitation one-hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Clergy: Reverend John Lindholm and Reverend John Kilde

Memorial Service: 1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 7, 2023 at Cease Funeral Home in Bemidji, MN, with visitation one-hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Arrangements provided by Olson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls.
Online condolences may be sent to www.olsonfuneralhome.com
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