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George Robert Olsen

Obituary for George Robert Olsen

November 30, 1952 - November 21, 2019
Bull Valley, Illinois | Age 66

Loving Husband, Father, Poppy, Brother, Uncle and Friend


George Robert Olsen, age 66, of Bull Valley, passed away unexpectedly early Thursday morning on November 21, 2019, at Northwestern Hospital in McHenry, surrounded by his loving family. George was born November 30, 1952, in Chicago, the son of Robert and Wanda (nee Orzyp) Olsen. On October 30, 1993, George married Tymia L. Olsen in Las Vegas, Nevada.

George proudly served our country in the United States Marine Corps and was honorably discharged, after serving in Vietnam. He worked for over 40 years and retired from ComEd. He later went on to work for MJ Electric, retiring in March of 2019. George was an avid 'Bass Fisherman', who enjoyed fishing tournaments, and fishing throughout the Northern Midwest and Canada. With George, there was never a bad day to fish.

George is survived by his loving wife, Tymia Olsen; son, George (Cynthia) Olsen; daughters, Allison (Dale) Draeger, Jennifer (Chris) Kucan, and Heather Haak; grandchildren, Presley, Emma, Kyle, Justin, Hayden, Cameron, Addyson, Ryan, Avery and Kendall; and his mother, Wanda Olsen. He is further survived by his brother, Lawrence (Paula) Olsen; sister, Anne (Robert) Joyce; brother-in-law, Kenneth (Marcia) Durnil; nephews and nieces, Michael, Thomas, Sarah, Brian, and Colleen; and many special friends. George was preceded in death by his father, Robert Olsen, and brother, Daniel Olsen.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 24, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry. Visitation will continue at the funeral home on Monday, November 25, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed by the funeral service. Interment will be private.

If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the family in George's name.

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