David H. “Ugly” Olsen died suddenly on July 1st, 2020 at the age of 79. If you ever walked into a bar and heard “boy are you ugly” then you have met our dad. Ugly was proud to have served in the Air Force, and he was a self proclaimed card carrying lesbian. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, beer, gardening, cooking, and playing cards with his family and friends. Ugly also enjoyed deep lasting arguments over politics.
He was a skilled tradesman who spent a lifetime of work installing carpet, vinyl, ceramic tile, and wood flooring. He owned and operated a small business for the majority of his adult life. He retired to Northland in 1995 and the place has never been the same since. Dave was a gentle soul who cared deeply about his friends and family but could rarely, if ever express it.
Dave was preceded in death by his parents Arthur and Ann Olsen, and his brother Art. He is survived by his ex-wife Rita Olsen, sons Derrick, Doug (Vicki) Olsen, daughters Wendy Dye (Dewane), Kelly Timmers (Mike) and Kathryn Kaiser (Sammy) as well as thirteen grandchildren. Memorials should be directed to the local taverns, because with Ugly’s passing they will surely need additional revenue sources.
A graveside service for family and close friends is planned for Wednesday, July 8th, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Highland Memorial Park Cemetery, New Berlin, Wi.