Germantown family mourns the loss of 29-year-old son

February 5, 2020 – Germantown, WI – A Germantown family is mourning the loss of their son after he was involved in a motorcycle accident January 31 in Thornton, Colorado.

Mary Kay and Patrick Olson

According to police Patrick Olson, 29, was killed after crashing into an SUV that turned in front of him.

Olson was a graduate of Germantown High School.

Family and friends are rallying to help support the family. Click HERE for more details.

Below is a note from Patrick’s mother Mary Kay.

“I was overwhelmed with the love and support for my son Patrick Olson. After going through Patrick’s paperwork in Colorado and coming across a paycheck stub, we found he donated $50 per paycheck to a children’s toy foundation and was paid twice a month. It brought tears to eyes; I never knew. Patrick loved Christmas and wanted to make sure every child had a Merry Christmas. All donations received will go towards keeping his memory alive and will be donated half to Colorado and half to Wisconsin Salvation Army. Patrick helped shop for toys this past Christmas, he was a big kid.”

Mary Kay Olson said she is working on funeral details. She said the service will be held with Rev. Mike Petrie at St. Boniface Church in Germantown, hopefully February 22 at 1 p.m. with a reception to follow. More information will be posted when details become available.

 

Photo courtesy Olson family.

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