Michael Lowell Olson passed away peacefully at home on February 18, 2022. Born July 5, 1953 to Lowell and Marvel Olson in Fort Riley Kansas.
He had a smile that would light up a room, and kind heart.
Playing music was a true passion and love of his. He was a gifted musician and guitarist, in his early years he was a member of the band PROBE, which released the album Direction in 1969. Prior to his retirement he worked for Sjostrom & Sons Construction Co. and was a proud member of Laborers Local 32.
Mike is survived by his daughter Jennifer Heisler-Betts (David). Grandchildren; Luke, Mariah and Drew Betts. Sisters, Gerri (Harvey) Flynn and Sheila Garcia, Rockford. As well as many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles & cousins.
Predeceased by his parents and nephew Eric L. Flynn.
Mike lived a simple and humble life and requested no funeral service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his name to the Rockford Rescue Mission.
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