He was also a CPR, EMT instructor and nursing educator coordinator. During his years of service he received numerous major awards and decorations. When Robert retired from the U.S. Air Force in 2009, he moved to Janesville where he married Connie L. Vinz and started working for Aurora Health System in the radiology department. He is survived by his wife, Connie (Vinz) Olson; his sons, Adam and Eric Olson of Wichita Falls, TX; step-children, Ashley (Wadse) Thompson-Stoffels of Switzerland, Aaron Thompson, Joshua and Carly Rote of Janesville; his beloved mother, Sophia Starzynski Olson of East Chicago, IN; brothers, Greg (Rhondalyn) Olson of North Carolina, Tom Olson of rn education jobs Munster, IN; his sister, Debbie Lauerman of North Carolina; two special aunts, Helena and Marcel Starzynski of East Chicago, IN; his parents-in-law, Dick and Gail Vinz, Jerry Mahlum, Jane Vinz, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Tim and Jennifer Vinz, Steve and Ann Vinz, as well as many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Olson Sr.; aunt, Jean Tuleja; and his grandparents. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Henke-Clarson Funeral Home, 1010 N. Wright Rd., Janesville. Chaplain Jim Wehrheim of Mercy Hospice wilI officiate.
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