Marvin Howard OlsonMarvin Howard Olson, age 82, of Crookston, MN, died late Saturday evening, April 27, 2013, at Sanford Health in Fargo, ND.
Marvin was born at Crookston on February 4, 1931, and was the son of Conrad and Mary (Demarais) Olson. He grew up on the family farm and attended country school. After working for his father for several years on the farm, he entered the US Army on March 18, 1952. Marvin was sent overseas with the lst Engineers Battalion, Company D, to serve in Korea during the Korean War. He was awarded the Army of Occupation Medal-Korea and the National Defense Service Medal for his devotion to his country and honorably discharged on February 20, 1954.