Karl G. Olsen
Aug. 6, 1934 — Jan. 3, 2016
Karl G. Olsen, 81, of Mukwonago, died peacefully with his family at his side on Sunday, January 3, 2016. Karl was born on August 6, 1934, to Ejner (Emil) and Helen Olsen in West Allis.
Karl was a truck driver for Century Motor Freight for many years until retirement in 1999. He loved to collect things as a hobby and was passionate about raising pigeons.
Karl is survived by his children, Timothy (Donna) Olsen, Tammy Olsen, Todd (Tami) Olsen, Thomas (Holly) Olsen, Thaddeus (Karen) Olsen, Theresa (Thomas) Urbanchek and Tanya (Tony) Perez; stepsons John and Jeff Klingbell; a brother, Gerald (Murnell) Olsen; a sister, Beverly Ziese; and other relatives and many good friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Diane Olsen; and his second wife, Inge Olsen.
Funeral services for Karl will be on Saturday, January 9, at 11:00AM at Thelen Funeral Services, W309-S4840 Commercial Drive, Genesee/ North Prairie (NW corner of highways 83 and 59). Visitation for Karl will be on Saturday from 9:00AM until the time of a family celebration service. Burial will be at Wisconsin Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions in Karl’s name may be directed to: HAWS, 701 Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53188 (www.hawspets.org).
Thelen Funeral Services is honored to be assisting the family. To sign the guest registry or for more information, please go to www.thelenfh.com or call 262-392-4251.