Garold Olsen

Garold J. "Gary" Olsen

Tuesday, February 8th, 1949 - Thursday, July 23rd, 2020
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OLSEN, Garold J. “Gary”, 71, of Louisville, died Thursday, July 23, 2020 at his home.

Born in Eureka, SD to the late Hank and Beata Olsen, Gary “became a well-travelled global-minded citizen courtesy of G.E.” He also worked for Melroe/Clark and Lexmark and co-founded GO Global , LLC and Global Solutions Network.

He was also preceded in death by his sister, Darlene (Jim); and a niece, Paula.

Gary is survived by his wife of 44 years, Mary Jane (Buk) Olsen; his son, John B. Olsen; and nieces and nephews, Sandy, Christy, Kevin, Katie, and Kevin.

His funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 AM Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 7813 Shelbyville Rd., with private burial later. Visitation will be from 4-8 PM Monday at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Rd. Masks and social distancing required, please.

“I had a great life with the support of a fantastic family & the very best of great friends. And in the end, I broke on through to the other side, with my life being a complete success.”

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Eastern Area Community Ministries (EACM).
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, July 27th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Monday, July 27th, 2020 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Highlands Funeral Home
    3331 Taylorsville Rd.
    Louisville 40205
  • Service

    St. Margaret Mary
    7813 Shelbyville Road
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    Fr. John Erdman


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Mcnamara's and Abadia's

Posted at 04:46pm
In memory of a great man, husband, father and friend. His joy was always contagious and heartfelt. He will live forever in our memories.
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Alex Lau

Posted at 01:28am
It was heartbreaking to hear Gary’s pass away. My last conversation with Gary was to set up a reunion gathering in Asia together with Japan and Taiwan friends.

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Posted at 06:26pm
I wish I had the right words,just know we care . Chloe and Ron Olsen
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Harvey Aberle

Posted at 05:49pm
Peace, Prayers and Blessings,
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Gale Olsen

Posted at 03:29pm
Our golf outings are memories that will never be forgotten. Rest In Peace my friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Mary Jane and John.
Gale & Brenda Olsen

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