Jeffrey K. Olsen, 61

Jeffrey Kirk Olsen, age 61, of Faribault, died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, at St. Lucas Care Center, Faribault.

A Celebration of Life will be take place Sunday, Nov. 19 at River Bend Nature Center, Faribault, from 1:30 to 4 p.m., with a time of sharing at 2 p.m.

Boldt Funeral Home of Faribault is handling the arrangements. Visit boldtfuneralhome.com for more information and guest book.

Jeffrey was born April 22, 1956, in Wayzata, the son of Ivan and Alice (Reynolds) Olsen.

He married Diane Schwartz Sept. 24, 2010, on the Schwartz Farm.

Jeff was previously employed by Walmart and Arby’s, both of Faribault.

He enjoyed music, fishing, and the outdoors, and loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Jeffrey is survived by his wife, Diane Olsen of Faribault; two children, Jennifer (and Scott) Jones, and Justin (and Mary) Olsen; five grandchildren, Jack and Will Olsen, and Xavier, Varner and Avianna Jones; one step daughter, Heather Ritchie; five step grandchildren, William, Lydia, Hope, Patrick and Gabby; four siblings, Bev (and Tom) Leckie-Scheirer, Douglas Olsen, Beth (and Clyde) Wachman, and Dan (and Jane) Olsen; two sisters in law, Beth Ann (and Kelly) Schwartz Hines, and Brenda (and Bruce) Ebeling; brother in law Bryant Schwartz (and significant other, Corene Rasmussen); nieces, nephews, and many relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Jim Olsen.

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