Obituary: Clarence W. "Jim" Olson

September 6, 1941 - July 16, 2021
Clarence W. "Jim" Olson
September 6, 1941 - July 16, 2021
Posted at 1:33 PM, Jul 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-20 15:34:34-04

Clarence W. “Jim" Olson, also known as “Ole,” was born to Clarence and Josephine Morrow Olson on September 06, 1941, in Fargo, ND. He died unexpectedly in Great Falls, MT on July 16, 2021.

Jim graduated from Central High School in 1959 and then entered the Navy. Jim served 23 years with the Navy as a 2nd class petty officer and an electronics technician. He finished his naval career in the Navy Reserve. Jim married Janice M. Aline in 1962 and they later divorced.

In 1967 Jim went to work as a “garbologist” as he called it, for the City of Great Falls and completed 30 years of service and retired in 1997 as a Teamster. He also volunteered his time as a Reserve Deputy Sherriff for Cascade County and was a member of the Cascade County Search and Rescue for several years.

Jim enjoyed golfing, bowling, hunting, fishing, cribbage, and of course a good cold beer. To read the complete obituary and share condolences, visit the Schnider Funeral Home website.