Gary A. Olson Jr.

Dec. 27, 1986 - March 21, 2009

Gary A. Olson Jr., 22, of Mukwonago, was born to eternal life March 21, 2009, following a long battle with cancer.

He is the beloved son of Gary A. Sr. and Lori (nee Solberg) Olson; loving brother of Andrew - a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison - and Adam - a student at Mukwonago High School; fond grandson of Otto and Karen Olson of Medford and great-grandson of Ruth Riemer of Medford. Also surviving are aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Roy and Joyce Solberg.

Gary was born Dec. 27, 1986, in Long Island, N.Y. He was a 2005 graduate of Mukwonago High School and was currently a student at the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha. He was an avid sports fan, following the Brewers, Packers, NASCAR, ice fishing, hunting and all other sports.

A funeral Mass will be held at 7 p.m. today, March 24, 2009, at St. James Catholic Church, 830 County Road NN East, Mukwonago. Friends may visit from 4 p.m. until the time of the 7 p.m. Mass.

Schmidt & Bartelt-Van Valin Funeral and Cremation Services, Mukwonago, is serving the family. For more information, please call 363-7126 or visit