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Timothy "Timmy" Olson

Timothy "Timmy" Olson

December 23, 2016

Timothy Leonard Olson, affectionately known as Timmy, Timmy O., and RADAR was a 58 year old well known and liked janitor at Bowl Winkles, Scooter's Bar downtown, and the old Wagner's 66 ½ Lanes and a life-long resident of Eau Claire, WI died unexpectedly on the December 23rd, 2016.

Timmy is survived by two sisters. Debora Roberts (Bruce) of Eau Claire, and Vickie Tarbox of Chippewa Falls. Timmy is also survived by four nephews, Chad Schrankler of Blair, WI, Brent Kuester of Seattle, WA, Kelly and Kurt Roberts of Eau Claire, and also four nieces Marilyn Wright of Jacksonville, FL, Jodi Kaufield of Cadott, WI, and Wendy and Lori Winger of Eau Claire. He also had several great-nieces, and many great-nephews.

Timothy was born in Eau Claire on April 2nd, 1958 to Leonard and Minnie Olson. He was on the swim and fencing team, and graduated from Memorial High School in 1977. He attended vocational school at the WWTC in La Crosse shortly after graduating high school. He came back to Eau Claire and decided to not only play for numerous different bowling leagues because his favorite past time of bowling, he was offered to work as a full time janitor at Wagner's 66 ½ Lanes. Several years later Timothy started to work part-time at Wagner's West. Eventually this position at the west sides bowling alley grew into full-time hours, and he stayed there and continued to work there until Wagner's sold their bowling ally to what we all know as Bowl Winkle's today. Timmy was also a member of the former Eau Claire Jaycees for some time from the 1980's to the 1990's.

He is proceeded in death by is parents Leonard and Minnie Olson; a sister Linda Winger; and a nephew James Douglas Winger.

A Celebration of Life and catering will be held at Bowl-Winkle's, 1616 N. Clairemont Ave., in Eau Claire from 2pm-7pm on Sunday January 29th 2017 with special messages with scripture, music, and prayer and will be conducted by his nephew Chad Schrankler. Others are more then welcome to speak of fond memories that you would like to share with Tim's many friends and family.

A private inurnment will take place at a later date at Rest Haven Cemetery.

Service

A private inurnment will take place at a later date at Rest Haven Cemetery.