Douglas J. Olson

May 7, 2021

Douglas James Olson, age 74, of Marysville, died peacefully, Friday, May 7, 2021 at Dublin Methodist Hospital surrounded by his family.  He was a retired associate of Ashland Chemical in Dublin where he served as a customer service manager in logistics.  He was also a former associate of BMY and Wayne Vehicles in Marysville and Perfection Cobey in Galion.  He attended The Vine Church in Marysville. Doug was a deeply devoted husband of 55 years and was a loving and dedicated father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and uncle.  He enjoyed the outdoors on his backyard farm and especially loved gardening and his animals. He was born May 16, 1946 in Oberlin, Ohio to the late Glen and Thelma Repp Olson.  He also was preceded in death by his son, Tyler G. Olson; and a brother-in-law, Mike Sutton.  He is survived by his loving wife, Roberta A. Sutton Olson, whom he married April  17, 1966 in Galion; sons Tim (Christine) Olson of Port Charlotte, Florida and Todd (Barb) Olson of Marysville; a daughter-in-law, Samantha Olson of Marysville; his grandchildren, Bo and Zachary Olson, Casey, Sean (Emma) and Erin Peoples, Heather (TJ) Frasher and Luke (Easha Curtis) Smith; his great-grandchildren, Blake, Aayden, Brooklyn, Ethan, Charlie and Max;  his brother, Jack (Shirley) Olson of Bucyrus; his brothers-in-law, George “Skip” (Karen) Sutton, Mark (Peggy) Sutton and Jeff (Bridget) Sutton; and many nieces and nephews and other relatives.  The family will receive friends beginning at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at Underwood Funeral Home where a funeral procession will form at 1 p.m. and proceed to Oakdale Cemetery for a 1:30 graveside service.  Pastor Jerry Poe will officiate. Condolences may be expressed to the family at


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