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Lawrence Dean Olsen

Lawrence Dean Olsen

July 28, 1981 - June 9, 2024


Burial

  • Date: June 21, 2023
  • Time: 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: Osage Cemetery - Osage, Iowa

Celebration of Life

  • Date: June 21, 2024
  • Time: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Note: Osage American Legion Post 278 504 Main St. Osage, IA 50461

Lawrence “Larry” Dean Olsen, age 42, of North Liberty, Iowa, formerly of Osage, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2024, due to a motorcycle accident. Lawrence was born on July 28, 1981, in Osage, Iowa, the son of Lance Olsen and Karen (Michels) Kasel. He attended Osage High School, graduating in 2000. Lawrence went on to enlist in the United States Marines Corps and served in Operation Enduring Freedom. Following his time in the service, he went onto study at Kirkwood Community College, and was employed through the Department of Veterans Affairs in Iowa City working his way up to his present position as a Senior IT Specialist for the Office of Information Technology. Lawrence loved spending time with friends and family. He also enjoyed spending his time gaming, building LEGO sets, and anything to do with technology. Larry was always such a positive person, spreading joy and kindness wherever he went. His upbeat attitude will leave a lasting impact on all of us who were fortunate enough to know him. Lawrence is survived by his mother, Karen (Robert) Kasel of Osage; father, Lance Olsen of Osage; sister, Klair (Chad) Meyerhofer and their children, Kylee and Carter of Fairfax; sister, Katie Easton and her children, Aubrey and Lathen of Osage. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Laverne and Daisy Olsen, and Dean and Darlene Michels. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 21, 2024, at the Osage Cemetery in Osage, Iowa with Pastor Andy Sayer officiating and military rites by the Osage American Legion Post 278. A celebration of life will follow from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Friday, June 21, at the Osage American Legion Post 278 in Osage, Iowa. Champion Funeral Home of Osage is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.schroederfuneralhomes.com.

 

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Jaython Johnson

June 22, 2024 - 7:45 AM

Thoughts and prayers to the Olsen family during this difficult time. I will forever cherish the many memories and will certainly miss that smile. (Rest Easy Lawrence)


Linda Kasel

June 18, 2024 - 4:21 PM

I am sorry about your lost. I'll be praying for the family.


Patricia Wickham

June 17, 2024 - 5:26 PM

So sorry to hear of the loss of Lawrence. Thoughts and prayers to the families.


Rebecca Chomycia

June 17, 2024 - 4:44 PM

So sorry he is gone. He was always laughing and smiling, a pleasure to work with and was good at his job. He will be missed.




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