Olson, Keith A. Age 46, of Cullom, IL, died on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 11:20 AM in the Emergency Room at OSF St. James/John W. Albrecht Medical Center in Pontiac. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, March 26, 2012 at 1:00 PM at St. John's Lutheran Church in Cullom, with Pastor Dieter Punt of the First Lutheran Church in Pontiac officiating. Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM until the hour of service, Monday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Cullom. Burial will be held at West Lawn Cemetery in Cullom. In lieu of Flowers, memorials in Keith's name may be left to his family, for a trust fund to be established for his children or
. Keith was born on February 10, 1966 in Sandwich, IL a son of Larry S. and Betty M. (Whitehead) Olson. He married Marcie Harney on October 17, 1992 in Sheridan, IL. He is survived by his parents: Larry and Betty Olson of Pontiac, IL; his children: Danny Olson, a student at Olivet Nazarene University and Paige Olson, at home in Saunemin, IL; one brother: Kevin (Martha) Olson of Odell, IL; his former wife: Marcie Olson of Saunemin, IL and nieces and nephew: Bethany Olson, Alexander Olson, Sophie Olson and Alexandra Schutt. He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents. Keith graduated from Sandwich Community High School. He served our country in the United States Army, stationed at Fort Hood, TX from 1984-1989. He had worked at Caterpillar in Pontiac for the last 18 years. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Cullom. He enjoyed golfing, woodworking, fishing and watching his son play basketball at ONU. His kids were his life. This obituary may be viewed and guestbook signed at www.calvertmartinmemorial.com
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Published in Beacon News on Mar. 23, 2012