Norman D. Olson

Norman D. Olson, age 80, of Horicon, passed away on Friday, August 6, 2021, at his home.

There will be a graveside service for the family at Oak Hill Cemetery in Horicon on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

Norman Dale Olson was born on June 17, 1941 in Nebraska to Glenn and Pauline (Hankins) Olson. He worked at John Deere in Horicon as a machinist until his retirement. On May 22, 2006, Norman was united in marriage with Karen Brunner in Juneau, Wisconsin. Norm had a passion for golf, which led him to being the grounds keeper at Rock River Hills. He was an active man that was full of life. Norm trapped the area for many years. He loved his Honda Gold Wing and enjoyed snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, camping and boating. Norm also enjoyed cutting and splitting wood and sitting by a fire. He always had a story to tell about his past adventures and spent many hours on northern lakes fishing in his boat.

Norman will be missed by his wife, Karen Olson of Horicon; his children, Carrie Olson, Chris (Ted) Olson, Colleen (Bruce) Johnson, John Olson, Troy (Jodell) Kirchoff, Terri (Chris) Jacke, and Kevin (Renee) Kirchoff; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; as well as several friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his sister, Phyllis Kemmel.

Memorials may be made in Norman D. Olson’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Horicon is caring for the family. To leave online condolences, or for directions and other information, please visit our website at