Mike was born in Browerville on July 25, 1970 as a miracle baby. He attended Browerville High School where he graduated in 1989. After high school Mike attended Staples Technical College for machine tool technology. A few years later, on August 8, 1992, he was united in marriage to Jill Christensen. Mike worked as a machinist for many years in Alexandria and Long Prairie as well as working at Land O Lakes in Browerville. Mike enjoyed fishing, hunting, 4 wheeling, snowmobiling, being outside, tinkering with anything and everything, but especially enjoyed spending time with family and friends and adored his quality time with his granddaughter. Mike had the kindest soul and a huge heart, and never hesitated to help anyone in need.
Mike is preceded in death by his dad Lyle Olson, old dad Merle Fletcher, grandparents: Lawrence & Verena Hillmer, Martin & Agnes Olson and Ron & Peggy Fletcher.
Mike is survived by his wife Jill, children: Bo Olson, Ashley Montgomery; granddaughter Aleeza Montgomery; mother Katherine Olson and brother Eric (Kimberly) Olson.
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