Eric H. Olsen, 75|
June 16, 1941 ó March 21, 2017
Beloved husband, loving father and Grandfather, and record holding musky hunter, Eric H. Olsen passed into eternity on March 21, 2017, at the age of 75. A memorial celebration of Ericís life will be held at Mueller Funeral Home in Grafton on Sunday, March 26, 2017, from noon to 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that Ericís friends make a donation, if they would like, to Horizon Hospice, at Columbia St. Maryís Hospital in Mequon in his name.
Eric was born on June 16, 1941, in Milwaukee. Raised in Shorewood, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee and went on to be a successful business executive, consultant and entrepreneur. An educated man, gifted with a brilliant intellect, Eric went on later in life to earn higher degrees in theology from Sacred Heart Seminary in Wisconsin.
Eric is survived by the light of his life, his beloved wife, Barbara Jeanne. Barb and Eric were married on Aug. 11, 1990, and blessed each other with a wonderful marriage for 26 years. Eric is also survived by his daughter, Marit Roche, and her husband, Acasio Roche III, and his son, Erik Olsen, and his wife, Andrya Coutts. Eric was blessed with five grandchildren, Alexandra, Megan, Acasio, Bailey and Lilly. He was preceded into eternal life by his son, Shawn, in 1997.
Ericís intelligence, kindhearted wit and gentle good humor endeared him to everyone. He will be greatly missed by all of us who were blessed to have him in our family and all who were fortunate enough to call him friend.