March 5, 1931 - July 26, 2016


Graveside services will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, August 1, 2016 at the Minnesota State Veteran’s Cemetery near Little Falls for Theodore “Ted” J. Olson, Jr., age 85, who passed away Tuesday at the St. Cloud VA Medical Center in St. Cloud. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Monday at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids.

Theodore John Olson, Jr. was born March 5, 1931 in Sauk Rapids to Theodore Elmer Olson Sr. and Emma Julie Schuster. He served his country in the U.S. Army. Ted married June Marion Lawrence on Oct. 25, 1958. He owned and operated Ted’s Barber Shop & Clock Repair in Sauk Rapids. Ted enjoyed fishing and fixing clocks, he could fix anything. He was social, enjoyed life, and always had a story to tell and a smile on his face.

Ted is survived by his wife, June of Sauk Rapids; children, Alan of Sauk Rapids and Laurey (Clint) Booker of Motley; brother and sisters, Ken (Maxine) of St. Cloud, Rosemary (Vernon) Bullock of Silver Bay, Marilyn Schueller of Sartell, and Lois (Duane) Paulson of St. Cloud; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Dickey and Robert; sister, Helen DeLaney; and infant brother, Charlie.