Oleson, Gary R.

Posted: Tue 1:18 PM, Feb 18, 2014
Funeral Home: Schmidt & Schulta
Gary R. Oleson, 71, Merrill, died on Monday, February 17, 2014 at his home.
He was born on November 26, 1942 in Milwaukee, the son of the late Lester and Evelyn (Snifka) Oleson. On January 25, 1968, Gary married Beverly Hass in Milwaukee. The couple later divorced.
Gary was a former National Guard veteran. He was employed as a mechanic at the former Federal Mogul, Schofield, until his retirement in 2008. Gary enjoyed watching football, especially the Green Bay Packers, and tinkering with cars.
Survivors include his former wife, Beverly, Schofield; a son Scott Oleson, Schofield; brother, Glenn (Carol) Oleson, Milwaukee; sister Betty Ann Olson, Milwaukee and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Gary was preceded in death by a daughter, Beth; two brothers, Richard and Conrad and a sister, Catherine.
A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2014 from 4PM to 8PM at Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Wittenberg. The family guestbook and condolences are available at

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