Mark David Olson

September 18, 2021


Mark David Olson, age 49, of North Mankato, MN died Saturday, September 18, 2021 after a 6 year battle with cancer.  A Celebration of Mark’s life will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Woodland Hills Funeral Chapel in Mankato.  Visitation will be 4-7p.m. Friday at Woodland Hills Funeral Home.  Interment will be at Woodland Hills Columbarium.

Mark was born March 27, 1972 in New Ulm, MN to Jerald and Bev (Frederickson) Olson.  He graduated from Madelia High School and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in education from Southwest State Minnesota.  In 2000 Mark was married to Nissa Sugden. They had 2 beautiful children together but later divorced. He spent the last 25 years working as a shift supervisor at ADM before going on disability.

Mark loved anything to do with “Star Wars” or Minnesota sports. The Twins and Vikings were his favorites.

He is survived by his son; Kian Olson of North Mankato; daughter; Nadine Olson of North Mankato; mother and step father, Bev and Darryl Olson of Madelia; brothers; Paul (Karen) Olson of Walnut Grove, MN, Jeff Olson of Lake Crystal, MN, Chad (Jodi) Olson of Wabasso, MN, Eric (Danielle) Olson of Winter Garden, FL; nieces and nephews, Tyler, Austin, Cole, Ben, Jaden, Alivia, Cason, Ella and Mackenzie.  He was preceded in death by his father and all his grandparents.

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September 24, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Woodland Hills Funeral Home
1605 Woodland Ave
Mankato, MN 56001

Celebration of Life
September 25, 2021

10:30 AM
Woodland Hills Funeral Chapel
1605 Woodland Ave.
Mankato, Minnesota 56001

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