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Published November 03, 2013, 12:00 AM

Lawrence "Larry" Olson Sr.

Lawrence Olson Sr., age 86, a resident of Pelican Rapids died November 1, 2013 at the Fargo VA hospital.

Lawrence M. Olson Sr. was born December 14, 1926 in McLeod, North Dakota, the son of Knute and Lydia Olson. Larry grew up on a farm near McLeod, North Dakota. Lawrence served in the United States Army in 1945 where he lost his hearing during a training accident. On October 6, 1946 Lawrence was united in marriage with Maxine Short. Lawrence and Maxine lived in Fargo where Larry drove taxi cab and drove semi-truck for Raymond Brothers. In 1961 they moved to Pelican Rapids and Larry drove truck for Farnam's in Pelican Rapids and Fitzgerald Construction based out of Sabin, Minnesota. Larry retired in 1984.

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