Clarence Olson, 97, of Amarillo, passed away on June 1, 2021. Graveside services will be 10:00 AM Saturday June 5, 2021 at Llano Cemetery with Father Lupe Mayorga presiding. Arrangements are under the direction of Cox-Rowley Funeral Home.
Clarence was born on September 9, 1923 in Des Moines, Iowa to Helmer and Corda Olson. He was a Unites States veteran who served in the Army Air Corps. Clarence served in WWII as a First Lieutenant. Clarence played the piano in some of his early years, and was a part of a big swing band. He worked as an architect for 45 years, mostly commercial buildings, schools and malls. Clarence was a devoted Christian who loved Jesus. He will be missed by all that loved him.
Clarence was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Vonnie Olson.
Survivors include one son, Dennis Olson and wife Denise; two daughters, Janet Stern and husband Dale of Rockford, Illinois, and Judy Olson of Iowa City, Iowa; and one grandson, Derek Olson.
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