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Bernard Lee Olson

of Ventura, CA (50 Lakes), died in his home June 14, 2022.

He was born July 22, 1954 to Merlynd and Rose Olson of 50 Lakes, MN.

Bernard was the oldest of 9 children.

After the Air Force Bernard went to college for Environmental Sciences. He started a business in California; Tank Team, Inc. For 40 years he built gas stations at the many Army Bases he had contracts with as well as environmental clean ups.

Bernard supported 3 children: Shannon Lee Olson (Loren), Victoria Marie Eldred (Dallas) and Lee Dustion Olson 

Bernard had 5 grandchildren: Kody Kettleson, Genesis, Ava, and Silas Eldred and Tatianna Olson.

He is survived by one brother, Brian Olson and six sisters: Leta (Wayne) Hartman, Valarie (Todd) Zinda, Lael (Jeff) Olson, Jennifer Olson, Vanessa Bogard and Pattricia Olson.

He is proceeded in death by his father and Mother, Sister Julia and two nephews: Dale Fletcher and Patrick Olson.

Bernard will always be remembered for his quirky phrases and sense of humor. He worked hard and gave all he had

He was our brother and we looked up to him.

Bernard will be laid to rest 11:00am, September 24 at Pine Ridge Cemetery, Emily, MN

Following the service there will be a reception at the 50 Lakes Municipal Bar to celebrate Bernard’s life.