Lloyd M. OlsonLloyd M. Olson, D.C., 89, of Superior, affectionately known as "Doc" or "Ole" to his many friends and patients, died Sunday, June 24, 2012, at Essentia-St. Mary's Hospital in Duluth.
Lloyd M. Olson, D.C., 89, of Superior, affectionately known as "Doc" or "Ole" to his many friends and patients, died Sunday, June 24, 2012, at Essentia-St. Mary's Hospital in Duluth.
Lloyd was born in Columbus, N.D. on March 20, 1923 the son of Alfred and Charlotte Olson.
He graduated from East High School in Superior with the class of 1942 and then served his country during World War II in the Army Air Force. He then attended Logan College in Saint Louis and graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1950.
Lloyd married the former Eileen Cronemiller and they celebrated 65 years of marriage. They returned to Superior in 1950 where he had his chiropractic practice until 1986.
He was a member of the United Presbyterian Church, the American Chiropractic Association, Superior Lodge No. 236 F&AM, Elks Lodge No. 403, and the Thomas F. Stein VFW Post No. 1091.
He was an avid deer hunter and fisherman and also enjoyed golfing. He loved traveling with Eileen and spending time at their summer place in Iron River. He loved nature, especially sunsets on Spider Lake and tending to his flowers. Most important to him was spending time with his family and he loved to tell stories to the kids.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers and sisters, Mabel, Esther, Alice, Edith, Lillian, Kenneth and Richard.
Lloyd is survived by his wife, Eileen; children, Chuck (Barb) Olson of Superior, Lori (Terry) Zinck-Jezwinski of Madison, Wis., Barry Olson of Bigfork Mont.; grandchildren, Amanda and Danielle Olson of Superior, Ryan Zinck of Reno, Nev., Carey and Alissa Zinck of Chicago, Ill. and Lena and Thomas Olson of Bigfork, Mont.; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will begin one hour prior to his 11 a.m. memorial service on Monday, July 2 at the United Presbyterian Church. Rev. Joel Huenemann will officiate. Military Honors will be accorded by the Richard I. Bong American Legion Post No. 435.
Downs Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Sign the online guestbook or send condolences at www.downsfh.com.