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James R. Olson


James Robert Olson, 82, of Circleville, passed away on Jan. 7, 2017.

He was born on Dec. 2, 1934, in Hampton, Iowa, to Clifford and Ina (Crafton) Olson.

James was a retired master sergeant in the US Air Force.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Lou Ellen (Fields) Olson; son, Clifford J. Olson; and by siblings, Clifford S. and Ollie Ann Olson.

James is survived by his second wife, Ellen Rodenmyer Olson; children, Teresa Matsushita, Melinda (Robert) Conrad and Wilber “Junior” Andrews; and by four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, in the Floral Hills Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the Wellman Funeral Home, Circleville.

Online condolences can be made to www.wellmanfuneralhomes.com.

This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal