May 18, 1954 – June 4, 2020
Daniel (Danny) Edward Olson was born to Robert and Margaret Olson on May 18, 1954.
Dan grew up in Kansas City, Missouri, attended St. Peter’s Grade School, DeLaSalle High School, and graduated from Bishop Hogan High School. He married his high school sweetheart Colleen (Boody) Coupe on May 6, 1978.
They have resided in Belton, Missouri, for the last 37 years.
Dan is survived by Colleen, his wife of 42 years; 4 children, Adam, Zachary and wife Amanda, Ian and fiancé Jennifer Shugart, and Lauren; 4 grandchildren, Brody, Archimedes, Atlas, and Ronan; 4 siblings, Jean and husband Richard, Mary (Flanagan) Olson, Mike, Steve and wife Bernie, Jim and wife LaFawn; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, in-laws, out-laws, and lifelong friends.
Dan was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Joseph and Margaret Murphy, paternal grandparents Clarence and Christine Olson, parents Robert and Margaret Olson, brothers Patrick and Robert Olson, and granddaughter Ireland Rose Olson.
Danny was a dedicated son, brother, husband, father, and grandfather; in Belton, he coached baseball and basketball for 13 years. A devoted family man, Danny loved the outdoors, oceans, and marine life. Dan spent over 42 years in the carpet industry with business associates who became close friends. An avid Chiefs, Royals, and Missouri Tigers fan, he was passionate about space exploration and he truly loved his Irish heritage.
He will be GREATLY missed.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Pro-Life Advice and Aid Center (https://adviceandaid.com) or Tunnel to Towers Foundation (EIN number 02-0554654) (718)987-1931 Fax (718)987-3909.