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Lamont Olson


January 21, 1949
May 24, 2019


Lamont L. Olson, 70, of Centralia passed away Friday, May 24, 2019 at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. He was born on January 21, 1949 the son of Mandly and Jeanie Mae (Campbell) Olson in Geneva, IL.

Survivors remain to carry on precious memories include, the love of his life, Brenda Schindlbeck of Centralia, IL; caring siblings, brother, Donald Olson of North Aurora, IL, Ginger Lake of Montgomery, IL, and Marsha Hufford of Dexter, MO; several special nieces and nephews; and precious furry friend, his dog Trixie.

Mr. Olson was preceded in death by both his parents; sisters, Mona Hurd, and Peggy Scoggins; brothers, Lee Olson, and Douglas Olson.

Mr. Olson proudly and honorably served his country in the United States Navy. He was a friend to all and always ready with a listening ear. Lamont enjoyed his time as a bartender at Skipper’s Inn, having a welcoming smile for everyone. He will be remembered for his excitement over watching Nascar and collecting Dale Earnhardt Sr. memorabilia. Lamont was a true Chicago cubs fan and loved watching them win. His kindness and enthusiasm for life will be remembered by all he knew and loved.

Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia is in charge of arrangements. A memorial service will be held by the family at a later date. Memorials may be made in Lamont’s honor to 6 Lemons and will be accepted at the funeral home. Online condolences and memories of Lamont may be shared with the family by visiting and/or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.