Obituary of Charles Raymond Olson\nCharles Raymond Olson of Hazelton, Idaho, died late on Friday, October 29, 2021 at the age of 78. \n\nCharles was born to Raymond and Carma Bell Olson on March 30, 1943, in Idaho Falls, Idaho. His parents lived and farmed in the Lost River Valley near Darlington for several years. The family welcomed a sister, Ronda, and little brother Calvin. The Olsons moved to the Magic Valley in 1947 and continued farming.\n\nChuck attended Eden Grade School and Valley High School, graduating in 1962. He attended the College of Idaho, graduating in 1967. During his time in Caldwell, Chuck was baptized and confirmed at Grace Lutheran Church on March 22, 1964.\n\nChuck married Ruth Kohtz, October 16, 1966, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Eden, Idaho. They moved to Akron, Ohio, where Chuck was drafted into the US Army in October, 1968. He served as an MP gate one guard at Siegelsbach Military Depot in Germany. He was discharged July, 1970.\n\nChuck got his start in farming with his Dad and then farmed his own farm for the next 30 years.\nSon Jeremy Charles was born August 22, 1977, and he is the light of his parents’ life.\n\nAfter selling his farm in 2000, Chuck drove 18 wheel big rigs over the road across much of the country. He worked for several farmers during the harvest season. He enjoyed keeping busy, went deer and elk hunting, fishing, and camping with friends and family. \nHe produced beautiful gardens and shared the bounty. Chuck was an avid reader of history and Biblical philosophy. He was a faithful member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Jerome. He loved Jesus, his Savior, and died a Christian death.\n\nHe is preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Carma. He is survived by Ruth, his wife of 55 years, Jeremy and Mary Olson of Breckenridge, Colorado, sister Ronda Olson of Pocatello, brother Calvin Olson of Hazelton, and numerous nieces and nephews.\n\nIn lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution in Chuck’s memory can be made to the Orphan Grain Train. \n Orphan Grain Train\n PO Box 1466\n Norfolk, NE, 68702-1466\n\nTo share a memory of Chuck or leave a special condolence message for his family, please click the tribute wall button on this page.\n\nCremation arrangements entrusted to the care of Rosenau Funeral Home, 2826 Addison Avenue East, Twin Falls, Idaho.\n\n\nServices for Charles Olson There are no events scheduled.