Obituary-Paul A. Olson

Paul A. Olson, age 62, left this life to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, February 6, 2023 at his home in Concordia, Kansas.  He was born on April 13, 1960 in Salina, KS to Dale Chester & Martha Jane (Hoard) Olson.

Paul graduated from Miltonvale High School in 1978 and later Salina Vo-Tech in HVAC.  He married Linda Cornett on Nov. 21, 1981 in Miltonvale, KS. Since 2000, Paul worked in electrical maintenance for ABB, Alstom, Arvos and Concordia Technologies until his health forced his retirement.  He was a member of the Concordia Wesleyan Church.

Paul is survived by his wife, Linda, Concordia; son, Eric Olson (Jennifer), Wathena; grandchildren, Stephanie Olson (fiancé Damian Aparicio-Fisher) & Shannon Olson; great grandchild, Kyla Aparicio-Fisher; brothers, Robert Olson (Patricia), Longmont, CO, Doug Olson (Joan), Concordia & Ronald Olson (Edwina), Enid, OK & a sister, Beverly Kelley (David), McPherson.

He was preceded by his parents and a sister, Barbara Mikels.

Family will gather at the Concordia Wesleyan Church on Friday, Feb. 10, 2023 for a Luncheon at noon.

Paul chose cremation and a memorial service will be held 1:30 p.m., Friday, February 10, 2023 at Concordia Wesleyan Church, Concordia with Rev. David Redmond and Pastor Bob Burns and Pastor Ron Olson officiating.  Burial of the cremains will follow at Oakland Union Cemetery, Rural Miltonvale.

Friends and Family may sign the guest book from 9-5 Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023 at the Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home.

The family suggests memorials to Meadowlark Hospice or Concordia Wesleyan Church in care of the funeral home.  For online condolences, please visit

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