James R. Olsen Sr.

James R. Olsen Sr., 81, died Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016, at the University of Florida Hospital, Shands, in Gainsville, Fla. His significant other, Donna Serraino, and his children: Kirsten Kiley and James R. Olsen Jr. were with him. He is also survived by his daughter-in-law, Tahcia; granddaughters: Kate Kiley, Megan, Emily and Allison Olsen; sister-in- law, Harriet Olsen; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Jim’s ashes will be placed in the columnburquim with his wife, Janet (Burk) Olsen in Sunset Hills Cemetery on Sept. 5, 2017, at 2 p.m.