Corey Olson, 1973-2015

Published 9:25 am Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Funeral services for Corey Olson, 42, of Fairmont will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. Dr. Kyle Fever will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service at the chapel. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery. Online condolences are welcome at

Corey Olson

Corey Olson

Corey died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato.

Corey Olson was born Jan. 23, 1973, in Le Center. He was the son of Lewis and Janet (Nelson) Olson. He grew up in Albert Lea and graduated from Albert Lea High School. He briefly attended Riverland Community College. Corey moved to Alden and worked for Larson Manufacturing.

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In January of 1999 he was married to Shannon Christensen. He then worked for POET ethanol plant in Glenville. He moved to Fairmont and went to work for Valero, the ethanol plant in Welcome. Corey was interested in computers, model trains, the Minnesota Vikings and most importantly, spending time with his children. Blessed be his memory.

Survivors include his significant other, Sarah Sorensen, of Fairmont; children Treyton, Journey, Bella, Kasia, Isaak and Zander; father, Lewis Olson, of Albert Lea; brother, Christopher (Melanie Elliot) Olson; sister, Cher (Cody) Habana; two nieces; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Corey was preceded in death by his mother, Janet; and a son, Hunter, in infancy.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.