Jason Paul Olsen, age 39, of Kipling passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019 at the Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee with his loving wife, Tanya, by his side.
Jason was born April 15, 1979 in Escanaba, the son of Robert John and Ann Marie (Terrian) Olsen. He was raised in Kipling and graduated from the Gladstone High School in 1997. Jason was united in marriage to Tanya Ludvigsen on May 12, 2000 in Escanaba. He worked for 17 years as a lineman with the IBEW Local 876 Union, a job he truly loved. He loved being around his family and kids, hosting parties, cooking out, hunting, fishing, side by side riding and spending time on his boat.
Jason is survived by his wife, Tanya of Kipling, his children, John Allen, Thomas Michael, Alysha Marie and Heather Lynn, all of Kipling; his parents, Robert and Ann Olsen of Kipling; his brother, Brian Edward of Kipling; niece and nephews, Josephine, Gabriel and Peter Appel of Carmel, Indiana; his maternal grandfather, Lyle ” Ding” Godfrey Sr. of Kipling and his father and mother-in-law, Henry and Cindy Ludvigsen of LaPorte, Indiana.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Carol Jean Godfrey and his paternal grandparents, Edward and Helga Olsen.
The family will Celebrate Jason’s life with a gathering at the Kipling Bar on Saturday, February 23 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM.
The Olsen family is being assisted by the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone.