Robert Theodore Olson, 80, died April 15, 1991 in Salt Lake City.

Born February 1, 1911, in Watson, Missouri, a son of Carl and Kathrine Herman Olson. Married MaeBelle Hadley in Salt Lake City. Retired heavy duty mechanic with Gibbons and Reed Construction Co. for 30 years. Member Local #3 Operating Engineers Union. Loved the outdoors, especially fishing and gardening. Terrific husband, father and grandfather.Survived by his wife, MaeBelle; daughter, Marie Reiter; sons, James C. and wife, Nancy; R. Neal and wife, Lynne; grandchildren, Kenneth, Bill, Scott, Kate, Terri, Cassie, all Salt Lake City; four brothers, three sisters. Preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

In lieu of flowers family suggests donations to Catholic Community Services of Utah, 2300 West 1700 South, SLC, Utah 84104.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, 10:30 a.m. St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 1975 South 2300 East. Vigil service with rosary, Wednesday, 7 p.m. at the Neil O'Donnell & Sons Mortuary, 372 East 100 South, where friends may call Wednesday, 6-7 p.m. Committal service: Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 4th Avenue and T Street.

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