Barry A. Olson, 83, of Waterloo, IL, died December 22, 2022, in Belleville, IL. He was born August 5, 1939, in Onawa, IA.
He is survived by his wife Sharon Olson (nee Ost); children Scott A. Olson and Angela Jerome; grandchildren Kirsten Olson, Anthony Olson, and Rebecca (Derek) Dundon (nee Jerome); great grandchildren Kiera and Ryker Dundon; sister Beverly Herbert; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Steve and Nancy Ost; nieces; nephews; and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his grandchildren Ian Michael Jerome and Jeremy J. Jerome; parents Gunnar & Helen (nee Clemmensen) Olson; and brother-in-law Rolla "Duke" Herbert.
Barry is a member of the Masons of Onawa, Iowa and Telephone Communications of America. He is also a UCC Church Commitman.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
A Celebration of Life will be held May 20th, 2023. Details to follow.