Richard “Dick” Emil OlsonRichard “Dick” Emil Olson, 70 of Cloquet, formerly of Brookston, passed away peacefully at home on Nov. 4, 2013, surrounded by his family and close friends.
Richard “Dick” Emil Olson, 70 of Cloquet, formerly of Brookston, passed away peacefully at home on Nov. 4, 2013, surrounded by his family and close friends.
He was born on May 10, 1943 in Cloquet to Carl and Cynthia (Morrissette) Olson.
Dick was a member of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. He enjoyed woodcarving, stained glass art, playing cards and his “road trips”.
Dick also loved spending time with his family and especially going out to eat with them.
He was preceded in death by his father; brother Bucky and sister Bev.
Dick is survived by his wife Mary Lou; children, Richie, Tammie Runnels, Debbie Uggerud, Susie Edwards and Becky Runnels; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; mother Cynthia; siblings, Nancy Olsen, Kevin and Kieth; Aunt Millie Kjoberg; sister-in-law Dar; many other relatives and friends; and his dog Shey Shey.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 in the Handevidt Funeral Home, 900 Washington Ave, Cloquet. Family will receive friends one hour before the service also in the funeral home. To leave an online condolence for Dick’s family, please visit www.handevidtfh.com. Arrangements with Handevidt Funeral & Cremation Service, 879-4636.
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