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Paul Allen Olson

April 7, 1940 ~ October 15, 2021 (age 81)


Was born on April 7, 1940 in Minneapolis to Bertil and Ruth (Roel) Olson. Paul graduated from West High School in 1958. He was a third-generation shared owner of Minneapolis Floral, a family business, along with his brother Larry.

Paul married Marthann Ziemer in 1974 and they were blessed with a son, Andrew and daughter Amy, also four beautiful grandchildren.

He was a member of Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church and attended Ridgewood and Christ Presbyterian Church. Paul was a 61-year member of the St. Louis Park Kiwanis Club where he held the presidency three times. He was also a past president of North Central Florist Assn. and Minnesota Commercial Flower Growers.

He was a generous, gracious, gentle man.

Celebration of Life will be held at Lakewood Chapel, 36th and Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, on Tuesday, October 26. Visitation at 11:30, memorial service at 12:00. Reception to follow at Lakewood.

Memorial preferred to Christ Presbyterian Church of Edina, World Vision, or Kiwanis International.















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Celebration of Life
October 26, 2021

12:00 PM
Lakewood Chapel
3600 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55410

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