Lawrence Olson Obituary

Lawrence "Larry" Olson

January 12, 1943 - October 20, 2020
Born in Nome, Alaska
Resided in Anchorage, Alaska


Lawrence "Larry" Olson passed away on Oct. 20, 2020, in Anchorage, Alaska. Larry was born on Jan. 12, 1943, in Nome, Alaska, to John and Elizabeth Olson.

Larry is preceded in death by his parents, John and Elizabeth Olson; his first love and wife, Cora (Senungetuk) Olson; two brothers, Anthony Olson and Helmer Olson; and his sister, Sylvia Olson.

He is survived by his two brothers, Melvin Olson and Vernon Olson; his two children, Laura Olson and Eric Olson, with his late wife Cora; and three grandchildren, Carlee Elizabeth Olson, Jenny Irene Miller and Andrew Jake Miller. Although he did not raise them, he viewed Cora's daughters, Charlotte (Senungetuk) Miller and Leah (Senungetuk) Warburton, as his daughters as well. Larry and Cora were married for 38 years until her death in 2011. Larry was married to Darlene (Fischer) Olson, from August 2019 until his death and is survived by Darlene.

Larry will be cherished and remembered by the many people who loved him. The family would like to extend their love and gratitude to everyone who has called and sent well wishes. It has meant a lot to the family, as Larry had so much love to give and he enjoyed spending time with those in his life and filled their hearts with his endearing love and humor. His pride and love for family will live on.

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