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Sherman Lee Olson, 87, passed away Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at his home in Munford, TN. He was born on a farm in Newport Township, near Langford, SD on Oct. 30, 1932 to Omar M. & Belva E. Olson. After graduation from Langford High School in 1950, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy & was stationed aboard the aircraft carrier USS Saipan (CVL 48). In 1952 he married Ila Mae Heinz, also of Langford & was stationed in Minneapolis. From there, they moved to various cities as Sherm served on 3 more aircraft carriers. While in Charleston, SC they were so excited & happy to add a baby girl, Lynette Dawn, to their family. While in Washington, DC, he received his commission as a Warrant Officer.


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