Robert W. Olsen (Rob / Bob) age 57, died unexpectedly on December 19, 2018 of a massive heart attack while at work in Madison WI. Born March 15, 1961 in Pittsburgh PA, Robert’s family moved to Wisconsin when he was a young boy and he spent much of his adult life in Wisconsin. He traveled to Italy, lived in Hawaii a short while and he always loved the time he lived in Chicago. He had a Bachelor of Science Degree and was an avid amateur photographer. He was a loving father and grandfather whom enjoyed spending time with family. Robert touched, and still touches, the heart of many folk including those he knew during his short residence in Stoughton WI, which he called Home!!
Robert is survived by his son Joshua (Tracy) Olsen of Onalaska WI and his daughter Amanda Olsen of LaCrosse WI. He is also survived by his partner Brian Ertz of Stoughton WI, his mother Peggy Bernett of Onalaska WI, his sister Deanne McCrea of LaCrosse WI, his brother Daniel Olsen of Emory TX, five grandchildren and two nephews.
Our hearts ach for this loss. Bobby was very special to our family and he will be dearly missed. Our love and prayers to Brian, Peggy, Daniel and Deanne. Tom and Carol Bernett
Tom Bernett - Thursday January 03, 2019 via Condolence Message
We will miss Bobby dearly. All our love, thoughts and prayers.
Tom and Carol Bernett - Thursday January 03, 2019 via Heartfelt Sympathies, Order Now.
Robert had a great sense of humor and a rather mischievous grin to go with it. He also had a real eye for capturing unique photographic shots with great natural lighting. I sure wish I'd had the opportunity to get to know him better.
Don Fariss - Friday December 28, 2018 via Condolence Message
I have many fond memories of bike rides and social gatherings with Robert, his presence always added a special element of fun. We will miss you greatly. My sympathies to all family and friends.
Teri Edman - Friday December 28, 2018 via Condolence Message
Robert we will miss your great sense of humor, you made bicycling with the group a lot more fun... our thoughts and prayers to your family as everyone mourns your passing.
Kathy Bultman - Friday December 28, 2018 via Condolence Message
We will so miss you Robert. You were so much fun in our "bike group". We will hold fond memories of you.
MG Jones - Friday December 28, 2018 via Condolence Message