Michael Olof Olson
October 25, 1961 ~ January 24, 2015
Michael Olof Olson, age 53, of New Castle, DE passed away on Saturday, January 24, 2015.
Born on October 25, 1961 in Welch, WV, he was the son of Olof Olson and the late Helen Lucas Olson.
Michael was a master plumber by trade and a member of VFW Post #2863 in Wilmington.
He enjoyed reading and watching war movies in his spare time and loved listening to country music. Over the years, Michael developed a fondness for history and found great pleasure in studying all there was to know about the past. With his warm and outgoing personality, he easily made friends. He loved spending time with his family and friends and enjoyed entertaining others with his singing.
In addition to his father, Olof, he is survived by his siblings, Terry Olson of Stanton, DE; Sharon Kernan (Pat) of Salem, NJ; Nancy Olson of Wilmington, DE and Rebecca Olson of New Castle, DE; his best friend, Kristi Garver; several nieces and nephews and his loving and devoted canine companion, Biddle.
Friends may visit with Michael’s family from 2:00-4:00 pm on Friday afternoon, February 6, 2015 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle. Interment will be private. Michael’s family cordially invites everyone to join them immediately following his visitation at the VFW Diamond State Post #2863, 8 South DuPont Road, Wilmington DE, just off of Maryland Avenue, where they will continue to celebrate his life.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to offset funeral expenses can be sent to Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE 19720.