News From Terre Haute, Indiana

July 16, 2013

Robert ‘Rob’ Andrew Olsen


TERRE HAUTE — Robert “Rob” Andrew Olsen, 46, of Terre Haute, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2013, in Methodist Hospital surrounded by his family. Rob was born Oct. 17, 1966, in Terre Haute, to Robert G. Olsen and Annette Rupska Olsen. Rob was a 1985 graduate of Terre Haute South Vigo High School and was employed as a journeyman/wireman for International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 725. Rob enjoyed fishing, canoeing, and cooking out whenever he could, 4-wheeling and target shooting with his sons, and watching classic movies and football. Most of all, Rob was a family man, he loved his sons and his two granddaughters dearly. Rob was preceded in death by one son, Graham Nash Olsen.  

He is survived by his parents; two sons, Gunnar Olsen and wife Emily, and Samuel Olsen, all of Terre Haute; one sister, Angela Hellman of Terre Haute; and two granddaughters, Alayna and Leah Olsen, both of Terre Haute. Rob also is survived by a large extended family of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins, as well as many other friends, and loved ones.

 Funeral services for Rob will be Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Greiner Funeral Home, 2005 N. 13th St., with Pastor Marvin Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Lawn Cemetery.  Visitation will be 11 a.m. until service time on Wednesday. Online condolences may be made at: