In memory of
Howard J. Olson
Howard J. Olson Howard J. Olson, 83, of La Crosse passed away Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. He was born Aug. 28, 1937, in Westby, to Olaf and Mabel (Pederson) Olson. Howard proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1955, until his honorable discharge in 1957. On June 3, 1961, he married Anita Marx, at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Cashton. They enjoyed 59 ½ years of marriage. Howard worked for 34 years at the Trane Company, in La Crosse. He was a member of Mary, Mother of the Church Men's Club, the Knights of Columbus and the Trane 25-Year Club. He enjoyed family get togethers, deer and elk hunting, mowing lawns, snow removal, playing cards, traveling and time outdoors at the cabin. He also enjoyed selling raffle tickets for many charitable organizations. He was well known at the bi-annual MMOC chickencue. In addition to his wife, Anita, he is survived by three sons, Mark Olson of Hammond, Wis., Wayne (Tiffany) Olson and Todd (Jennie) Olson, both of La Crosse; a daughter, Kathleen (Dave) LaBeause of Hammond; 11 grandchildren, Christopher, Zachary, Kourtney, Blake, Garrett, Colby, Skylar, William, David, Devon and Danielle; six great-grandchildren, Kendahl, Charlotte, Jackson, Wyatt, Camryn and Cylas; two sisters, Mae Jacobson of Westby and Lillian (Ken) Leis of Madison, Wis.; a brother, Fred (Irene) Olson of Westby; and a sister-in-law, Beatrice Olson of Westby; along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Ordella Olson; and a brother, Alden Olson; and a brother-in-law, Ken Jacobson. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15, at Mary, Mother of the Church Parish, 2006 Weston St., La Crosse, with the Rev. Brian D. Konopa officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Military honors will take place immediately following the Mass. Burial will be in Mormon Coulee Memorial Park Cemetery. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, masks and social distancing will be required. A live stream of the Mass can be found at http://www/mmoclacrosse.org. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Mary, Mother of the Church Building Fund. Online condolences can be submitted at www.schumacher-kish.com .
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In memory of
Howard J. Olson
Howard J. Olson Howard J. Olson, 83, of La Crosse passed away Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. He was born Aug. 28, 1937, in Westby, to Olaf and Mabel (Pederson) Olson. Howard proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1955, until his honorable discharge in 1957. On June 3, 1961, he married Anita Marx, at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Cashton. They enjoyed 59 ½ years of marriage. Howard worked for 34 years at the Trane Company, in La Crosse. He was a member of Mary, Mother of the Church Men's Club, the Knights of Columbus and the Trane 25-Year Club. He enjoyed family get togethers, deer and elk hunting, mowing lawns, snow removal, playing cards, traveling and time outdoors at the cabin. He also enjoyed selling raffle tickets for many charitable organizations. He was well known at the bi-annual MMOC chickencue. In addition to his wife, Anita, he is survived by three sons, Mark Olson of Hammond, Wis., Wayne (Tiffany) Olson and Todd (Jennie) Olson, both of La Crosse; a daughter, Kathleen (Dave) LaBeause of Hammond; 11 grandchildren, Christopher, Zachary, Kourtney, Blake, Garrett, Colby, Skylar, William, David, Devon and Danielle; six great-grandchildren, Kendahl, Charlotte, Jackson, Wyatt, Camryn and Cylas; two sisters, Mae Jacobson of Westby and Lillian (Ken) Leis of Madison, Wis.; a brother, Fred (Irene) Olson of Westby; and a sister-in-law, Beatrice Olson of Westby; along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Ordella Olson; and a brother, Alden Olson; and a brother-in-law, Ken Jacobson. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15, at Mary, Mother of the Church Parish, 2006 Weston St., La Crosse, with the Rev. Brian D. Konopa officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Military honors will take place immediately following the Mass. Burial will be in Mormon Coulee Memorial Park Cemetery. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, masks and social distancing will be required. A live stream of the Mass can be found at http://www/mmoclacrosse.org. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Mary, Mother of the Church Building Fund. Online condolences can be submitted at www.schumacher-kish.com .
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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

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By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

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This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

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Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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Product Details:

  • A digital (PDF) certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s Legacy guest book, noting your contribution.
  • An entry in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improving forest health, improving area watersheds, and will provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

Your choice to plant memorial trees not only honors the life and legacy of your loved one but also helps to improve and preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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