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Martin George ""Ole"" Olson

April 14, 1930 - April 3, 2014

Martin George (ìOleî) Olson, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, the fifth of Six children of Martin and Camille Olson, passed away at the age of 83 after a valiant fight with Esophageal Cancer. Martin was born in Munsing, Michigan in 1930, after graduating from Pontiac High School Martin en…read more

Martin George (ìOleî) Olson, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, the fifth of Six children of Martin and Camille Olson, passed away at the age of 83 after a valiant fight with Esophageal Cancer. Martin was born in Munsing, Michigan in 1930, after graduating from Pontiac High School Martin enlisted in the US Army in 1948. Martin received B9 training at Fort Benning Georgia followed by training for the 82nd Airborne at Fort Bragg North Carolina and Artillery training Fort Jackson in South Carolina where Martin fell in love and Married Betty Faye Good in 1950.

They moved to Torrance California in 1952 where they raised two children. Martin worked for 43 years at Union Oil Refinery in Wilmington. After retiring, Martin Traveled all over the world as a consultant with UOP until 2001.

Martin was preceded in death by his Son Mark Allen Olson (Lisa Marie) in 1991 and is survived by his Wife Betty Faye Olson and Daughter Marty Jo Laudig (David). He was a proud Grandfather to Darryl Christian, Mark Lucan, Ashley Faye, Whitney Camille, Sara Catherine and Great Grandfather to Mary Marie, Gabriel Maurice, Kennison Emma and Kali Camille.

Visitation will be held on Monday, April 21, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at A.M. Gamby Funeral Home. Graveside Services will follow on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 1:15 p.m. at Riverside National Cemetery, Staging Area #2.

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