Milo P. Olson
Milo P. Olson of Waukesha died on Wednesday, September 9, 2015, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 85.
He was born in Milwaukee on December 12, 1929, the son of Hjalmer and Anna (nee Larsen) Olson.
He proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. Milo retired to the serenity and quietness of Post Lake where he enjoyed his family coming to visit. He was an avid sports fan and loved his family more than anything. Milo will always be remembered for his quiet and gentle manner and as a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
He will be deeply missed by his sons, Jeffrey (Debra) Olson of Waukesha, James Olson of Horicon, Ken (Pam) Ahlmann of Lisle, Ill., and John (Rita) Ahlmann of Menomonee Falls. He was the dear grandfather of Andrea (Christopher) Rawlings, Kendal, Kyle and Konnor Ahlmann, Katie (Adam) VanOuwerkerk and Jacob Ahlmann; and great-grandfather of Brock Rawlings. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara (nee Olsheske) in 1974; his second wife, Muriel (nee Johnston, formerly Ahlmann) Olson in 2013; and his siblings, Harriet (Bob) Bishop, Art (Betty) Olson, Betty (Verwin) Flora and Helen (Dick) Schieble.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 13, from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the 2:00 p.m. funeral service at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 300 Carroll Street, Waukesha, WI 53186. The Rev. Karen Pahl will preside. Burial with full military honors will take place Monday, September 14, at 10:00 a.m. at Highland Memorial Park in New Berlin. Please meet at the cemetery entrance.
Memorials in Milo’s name are appreciated to St. Luke’s Lutheran Church.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-547-4035 or visit our website at
www.randledable.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.