James Olson


August 8, 1951 - June 1, 2020


James Olson, 68, of Mitchell, SD, died Monday, June 1, 2020 at his home in Mitchell. Visitation will be 5-7:00 PM Monday, June 8, 2020 at Bittner Funeral Chapel with a 6:30 PM prayer service.

James Olson was born on August 8, 1951 to Betty Ann Olson in Wagner, SD. He graduated high school in Wagner, and attended college at Faith Bible School. James was united in marriage to Mary Andera.

James worked at Coca-Cola for 38 ½ years. He enjoyed sports, collecting baseball caps, and Coke memorabilia.

James is survived by his siblings, Gordon Harrell, Roxanne (Larry) Stunes, Lorrie (Philip) Williams, Paul D (Naomi) Kruse, and Susan Kruse; along with numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Betty; step-father, Paul Kruse; and maternal grandparents, Oscar and Agnes Olson.




Monday, June 8, 2020
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
6:30 PM Prayer Service

Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 W Havens
Mitchell, SD 57301


None Scheduled

Posted by Sandra weekly on August 4, 2020
I will miss you dad you meant a lot to me say hi to my sister
Posted by Vernon Grandpre on June 7, 2020
Im miss you grandpa and also miss you coming to my special Olympics games
Posted by Tasha Hannigan on June 6, 2020
I miss u grandpa rest and Peace and say hi to my mommy
Posted by Amanda weekly on June 6, 2020
Miss you and love you grandpa
Posted by Crystal weekly on June 5, 2020
I miss u so much grandpa
Posted by terry chittenden on June 5, 2020
miss picking you up and teasing about twins and vikings
Posted by Christine Johnson on June 5, 2020
RIP Dad I will miss you
Posted by Charlie Prickett on June 4, 2020
I will miss your great taste in music
Posted by Mia Behrend on June 3, 2020
I miss you grandpa
Posted by George Behrend on June 3, 2020
We miss you so much you meant a lot to us rest in peace grandpa
Posted by Becky behrend on June 3, 2020
Miss you pops
Posted by Tammy Smith on June 3, 2020
I’m so sorry for the family. I will miss you grandpa.
Posted by Victoria herron on June 3, 2020
I'm so sorry for the family of James Olson I will miss you dad
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