Paul Andrew Olson, 80, entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on December 23, 2022. Visitation will be on Friday, January 6, 2023, at The Mission Church (12001 Ridgemont Drive, Urbandale, Iowa) from 4:00- 6:00 PM, where he and his wife are members. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2023, at The Mission Church at 10:00 AM.
He was born on November 7, 1942, to parents George and Jessie Olson in Roseau, MN. He later moved to Crookston, MN where he graduated from Crookston High School. He married his wife, Peg Womacks on June 26, 1965, and they enjoyed 57 years together. He worked at Presto X Company until he retired. He enjoyed playing hockey, buying and selling antiques. He and his wife also enjoyed traveling. Paul also loved his church and over the years has been active there. He always was available to help family and friends.
Paul was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in August 2019, and he passed away at the Johnston Hospice. He will be greatly missed by his wife Peg; son Philip (Amanda) Olson; daughters, Pam Heintzleman, and Polly (Jason) Noble; grandchildren, Ethan and Cora Olson, Melanie, Ayla and Drew Heintzleman and Caleb, Micah, Josiah and Moses Noble; sister, Judi (James) Sandstrom; brother, Sidney (Susan) Olson; and many nieces and nephews.
Paul was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents, William and Lily Hites and Andrew and Nellie Olson; brother and his wife David and Missy Olson; two nephews, Joshua Olson and Ryan Sandstorm.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Mission Church Global Outreach.