DALE R. OLSON
Dale R. Olson, 92, of Webster City died Tuesday June 16, 2020 at Crestview Senior Living. Private family graveside services will be held at a later date at Graceland Cemetery. Foster Funeral and Cremation Center is entrusted with the services.
Dale Russell Olson, son of Jesse and Florence (Test) Olson, was born April 28, 1928 in Des Moines. He graduated from Grinnell High School in 1945. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War in the Medics division. On August 29, 1954, Dale was united in marriage to Mary Alice Symes in Rockford, Iowa. He worked for Hahne Printing, as a linotype operator, from 1962 – 1977 when he retired due to failing health.
He loved spending time with his family and extended family creating memories. He influenced many in his life by his positive attitude and sense of humor despite adversities. His strong faith was an important part of his life and a large part of his legacy to his family and others.
He is survived by his children, Vicki (Tim) Stearns of Steamboat Rock, Kristi (Stan) Kobrin of Rockledge, FL, Beth (Steve) Moore of Huntersville, NC, Mark (Bonnie) Olson of Webster City; grandchildren, Seth (Dennette) Stearns, Tami (Wade) Feickert, Haylee (Kris) Burnham, Garrett Moore and Nickolas Olson; great-grandchildren, Lucas and Emma Stearns, Gage and Gavin Feickert and Andrew Burnham.
Dale is preceded in death by his wife, Mary in 2019; his parents; a son in infancy, Todd Olson; and sister, Betty Jean Olson.
Dale was a member of Calvary Baptist Church where he was very active in vocal music and leadership activities.