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Obituary for Walter Olesen

Walter  Olesen
Walter Olesen, 89 of Plankinton, South Dakota passed away Thursday, April 10, 2008 at the VA Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Funeral Services will be held 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Plankinton with a Committal Service to follow at Mizpah Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:30 - 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at the church before the service. The Shearer-Mount Funeral Home of Plankinton is assisting with arrangements.
Walter Olesen was born September 18, 1918 in Plankinton to Ole and Martha (Christiansen) Olesen. After attending country school, he went on to serve in the Army. From 1942 â€" 1944 he was stationed in Panama where he received a Zone Medal. In 1945 he was transferred to the European Theater in Hanover where he was awarded the Purple Heart. When his tour ended, he returned to Plankinton to begin his lifelong Farming career. Walter was a lifetime member of the VFW, very interested in politics, loved farming and was an avid reader.
Those honored for having shared in Walter’s life include several cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ole and Martha and a brother, Morgan Olesen.

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