Jimmy was born on December 3, 1928 in Moray, Kansas to Jacob and Ada Paralee (Elder) Olson. He was a lifelong resident and farmer in Bendena and Moray, Kansas. He graduated from Troy High School and Highland Community College.
Jimmy was a member and former treasurer of the St. John’s Lutheran Church in Bendena, Troy Army National Guard of Troy and served on the Moray Cemetery Board in Moray, Kansas.
He married Anna Johnson on August 5, 1955 in Everest, Kansas. She survives of the home. Jimmy was preceded by his parents.
Additional survivors include his children, Wanda Olson of Bendena. Wayne (Marla) Olson of Highland, Kansas 2 grandchildren; Kyle (Sarah) Olson of Manhattan, Kansas; Kristan Olson of Lawrence, Kansas; 2 great-grandchildren; Ella and Levi Olson and special friends and cousins.
FUNERAL: Sunday, September 1, 2013 -2:00 P.M. at: St. John’s Lutheran Church in Bendena burial: Moray Cemetery in Moray, Kansas Visitation: family will receive friends Saturday 6-8 pm at the Harman Rohde Funeral Home in Troy where friends may call after 2 PM Friday. Memorials: St. John’s Lutheran Church or the Moray Cemetery.