Memorial services for Robert Lee Olson of El Reno will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, in the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tomas Alvarado Rangel officiating. Cremation will follow the chapel service. Services are under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.
Mr. Olson passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019, at his home. He was born Dec. 24, 1948, in Sioux City, Iowa. He came to El Reno in the late 1980s. He was retired from the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution.
A licensed minister, Robert had a prayer ministry for over 20 years with a big heart for the less fortunate in his community. In retirement, he enjoyed raising livestock and spending time with family.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin and June (Anderson) Olson.
Survivors include his loving wife, Roma Olson (Heinse) of nearly 45 years; two sons, Anthony Olson and wife, Susan of Oologah and Michael Olson and wife, Joyce of Midwest City; two daughters, Tabitha Olson of Yukon and Sara Lucas and husband, Kendall of Haslett, Mich.; brother, Richard Olson and wife, Jo Ann of Sioux City, Iowa; sisters, Debbie Jones and husband, Roger of Austin, Texas, and Kim Sweisberger and husband, Ken of Sioux City, Iowa; seven grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and many dear friends.
Memorials may be made to El Reno Mobile Meals, P.O. Box 879, El Reno, Okla. 73036.