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Lloyd E. Olson

June 19, 1929 February 9, 2020
Lloyd E. Olson
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Obituary for Lloyd E. Olson

Lloyd Eugene Olson was born June 19, 1929, in rural Washington County to Clarence and Myrtle (McDonald) Olson. He passed away February 9, 2020 at Arbor Care Centers in Tekamah, Nebraska, at the age of 90 years.

Lloyd was united in marriage to Doris Carlson on August 7, 1960.

He loved farming; hunting antelope, prairie dogs and pheasants; flying his airplanes; raising hunting dogs; collecting guns and going to gun shows. He began and operated the concrete plant for many years. In his early years, he was instrumental in getting the airport in Tekamah started. He was also very involved in the American Agricultural Movement, making many trips to Washington D.C.

Lloyd was one of the founding fathers of the Great American Tractor Ride, was on the Burt County Board of Supervisors and was a lifetime member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, where he also served on the board. He loved the cabin on the river, visiting with friends at “Right Next Door” and telling stories.

He is survived by his sons, Dave (Cindy) Olson of Tekamah, Jeff (Vicki) Olson of Tekamah; daughter, Julie (Greg) Bogseth of North Bend, NE; grandchildren; great grandchildren; sister, Ann (Raymond) Warren of Elkhorn, NE; sisters-in-law, Jaccie Olson of Sioux City, IA; Judy Olson of Tekamah; brother, Ron (Kathy) Olson of Henderson, IA; numerous nieces and nephews; a host of friends.

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Memorial Service




10:30 AM 2/22/2020 10:30:00 AM
Emmanuel Lutheran Church Tekamah

210 S 12th Street
Tekamah, NE 68061

Emmanuel Lutheran Church Tekamah
210 S 12th Street Tekamah 68061 NE
United States

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Burial at a later date Final Resting Place
United States

Memorial Contribution

Tekamah Fire and Rescue

ATTN: Mike Bank
1515 M St
Tekamah, NE 68061

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