Obituary | Daniel A. Olson, 75, of Menomonee Falls

March 23, 2020 – Menomonee Falls, WI – Daniel A. Olson, 75, passed away peacefully on March 23, 2020 after a long illness.

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Dan proudly served his country in South Vietnam as an Army Ranger.  Upon his return to the United States, he continued his service to his country and community as a Police Officer for the Menomonee Falls Police Department.

After retirement, Dan enjoyed spending time with his wife on their gentleman farm.  He loved his tractor time, his farm cats, his house kitty Stuart Little, and their dog Riley.

He is survived by his supportive wife of 15 years Robin, his daughter Arianna (Shawn) Olson-Seppala, stepson Matthew (Jessica) Braeger and their children Simon and Levi Braeger, sisters-in-law Louise Olson and Jill Fitzgerald, brother-in-law Randy (Sue) Pallister, sister Lucille Vanderploeg, as well as cherished nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents Clady and Ruth (nee Shane) Olson and his brothers Russell, Roland and Gordon and his first wife of 36 years Barbara.

The family gratefully acknowledges the outstanding care he received from Dr. Eric Olafsson, Meghan Christian, ANAP, the staff and specialists at Froedtert Hospital West Bend, Horizon Hospice and Home Instead, especially Rykki.

In these difficult times, and per Dan’s wishes, in lieu of a funeral, and if desired, Dan would appreciate memorials to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

The Schmidt Funeral Home of Jackson is serving the family.

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