James Peter Olsen was born in St. Peter, Minnesota on September 4, 1937, to Christian Olsen and Elizabeth Tjernagel Olsen. He died peacefully in his sleep on the farm in Ontario, Wisconsin, on October 27, 2022, following a brief illness.
In lieu of flowers, a donation in Jim’s name may be made to the ELS Peru Mission Seminary or to the WELS Institutional Ministries Wisconsin.
o Visitation: Friday, November 11, 4-7 p.m., St. Matthews Lutheran Church, 25525 Co Hwy P, Ontario, WI 54651.
o The funeral will be held Saturday, November 12 at 11 a.m.; interment at South Ridge Lutheran Cemetery, followed by a luncheon at the church.
o A memorial service will be held on November 19 at 11 a.m. at Norseland Lutheran Church, 37777 MN-22, St Peter, MN 56082. Luncheon to follow.
The family requests those in attendance to wear masks out of respect for the immunocompromised. The Smith-Nelson Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com.