Obituary: R. Bruce Olson

November 27, 1928 ~ February 7, 2022

R. Bruce Olson, 93, of Ephraim, died unexpectedly on Monday, February 7, 2022 at Good Samaritan Society – Scandia Village in Sister Bay.

He was born November 27, 1928 in Ephraim, son of the late Martin Joseph Sr. and Fannie Thorp (Skidmore) Olson.

Bruce is survived by his sister, Priscilla (Keith) Krist of Ephraim; niece, Cindy (Mark) Rispens; and great-nephew, Marty (Kate) Rispens.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Martin Olson Jr.

Bruce’s life will be honored with a memorial service later in 2022. He will be laid to rest in the Ephraim Moravian Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Ephraim Moravian Church Cemetery Fund (C/O PO Krist, PO Box 64, Ephraim, WI 54211).

Casperson Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Sister Bay is assisting the Olson family. Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos of Bruce may be shared with his family through his tribute page at