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Thomas J. Olson

February 14, 1966 — March 8, 2023

Thomas J. Olson, 57, of Sioux City, IA passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2023, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. A Memorial Service will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 25, 2023, at Immaculate Conception Church in Sioux City. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., with a vigil starting at 7:00 p.m., Friday, March 24, 2023, at Meyer Brothers Morningside Chapel in Sioux City. Inurnment will be at Graceland Cemetery in Sioux City. Online condolences may be sent to www.meyerbroschapels.com

Thomas was born February 14, 1966, to George and Patricia (Coyle) Olson in Sioux City. He graduated from Heelan High School in 1984. After high school he joined the Army National Guard and attended Western Iowa Tech Community College where he earned a degree in Architectural Construction Engineering Technology. 

In 1988 he moved to Texas where he worked in Facilities Management and married his former wife Shari Norvell (Bolt). To this marriage their daughter Axel was born. After his divorce Thomas moved back to Sioux City and worked as a Project Estimator for Van Osdel Drywall & Plastering. In 2010, he purchased the company with his partner Brent Van Osdel. He continued co-owing the business up until January 2023 when he was no longer able to work. 

In 2002, Thomas met his best friend and the love of his life Kimberly Goode. They married on June 19, 2004, in Sioux City. Together they were involved with the Siouxland Humane Society where they fostered over hundred dogs and puppies. Thomas loved traveling and going to craft breweries. He also enjoyed spending time with his friends and family at his backyard bar The Dirty Turtle 

Thomas is survived by his wife Kimberly Olson of Sioux City, one daughter, Axel (Chance) Weber of Tulsa, OK, four grandchildren: Knightly, Ryder, Immi and Abbi, four siblings: Robert Olson of Sioux City, Michon (Kevin) Wiederin of Sergeant Bluff, Christopher (Heather) Olson of Council Bluffs, IA, Jason (Kathy) Olson of Sioux City, and many nieces and nephews.

Thomas is preceded, in death by his parents, George, and Patricia Olson. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Siouxland Humane Society.


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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, March 24, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Meyer Brothers Morningside Chapel

6200 Morningside Ave, Sioux City, IA 51106

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Prayer Service

Friday, March 24, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Meyer Brothers Morningside Chapel

6200 Morningside Ave, Sioux City, IA 51106

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Memorial Service

Saturday, March 25, 2023

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Mater Dei Parish- Immaculate Conception Church

1212 Morningside Ave, Sioux City, IA 51106

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