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Daniel Edward Olson

May 18, 1954 – June 4, 2020

Belton, Missouri

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.

6 Reflections

  • Mary Alice Beebe Posted June 9, 2020 12:36

    To Boody and children. So sorry for your loss.
    I’ll always think of Danny fondly and with a smile for his witty humor. We had great times together when we were footloose and fancy free. I’ll keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Terri Gomez-Dory Posted June 9, 2020 20:50

    Boody, my condolences to you and your family. I remember the super cute couple you and Danny were in those early days. I am so sorry for you loss and pray for peace and comfort in this difficult time.

  • David Mehl Posted June 9, 2020 22:52

    Boody, I am so sorry for your loss. Seeing you and Danny together always brought a smile to my face knowing how much love you shared between you.
    My prayers go out for you and your loved ones during this moment of loss.

  • Lori Clark Posted June 10, 2020 10:12

    We are very sorry to hear of Dan’s passing. He was a sales rep for us for many years and was just in our store, May 27th. You will be in our prayers, he was a great guy!

  • Susie Baar Thompson Posted June 10, 2020 20:22

    Boody-my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. Patrice Matthews and I worked with Danny at Smaks while at Hogan. We had so much fun, laughing with/at Danny, as he would carry on at work. He was absolutely hilarious and had such a gift for humor. I can only imagine how truly he will be missed. Susie Baar Thompson

  • Molly Hollingsworth Posted June 22, 2020 11:30

    From all of us at Midwest Carpet Center, Dan will be greatly missed. He was one of our favorites. We will miss his smiling face and humor. Prayers for the family.

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