Algot “Al” Olson, LBI ’60, passed away holding the hand of his wife, Virginia (Logan), LBI ’55-’60, on Wednesday, April 13, 2016.
Mr. Olson grew up in Kouts, IN. After graduating from high school and college he went on to start Francesville Tire Company in the early 60’s and Blue Sea Blueberries in the early 70’s. He grew and sold landscape trees for over 30 years. He was a member of Medaryville Christian Church, where he served in various capacities for over 50 years. He enjoyed spending time with his family as well as gardening. He received certification in the Master Gardeners program of Indiana. A funeral service was held on April 17, 2016, at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville, IN. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, Dawn (Randy) Miller and Alicia (Marc) McClure, one son, Eric, a brother and a sister, several grandchildren and great grandchildren, as well as nieces, nephews and other relatives.