Dallas Elliot Olson

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Dallas Elliot Olson

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Dallas Olson

Dallas Elliot Olson was born on Aug. 19,1955. He received his wings on Dec. 26, 2017, after a battle with cancer.

He was born here in Billings to Lyle and Echo Olson, along with his brothers, Sage Olson (Pat) and Roy Olson (Marcy); his sisters, Robin Olson Faith Bollman and Ione Ament (Mike).

He graduated from Billings Senior High in 1973. He then enlisted in the United States Air Force as a APG mechanic, where he was honorably discharged in July 1977 as a sergeant. He attended the United States Federal Aviation Academy, graduating in 1979.

In 1980, he worked for Hawkins and Power Aviation until he landed working at Corporate Air, now called Skysource, in 1983. He worked for the remainder of his life.

Along the way, he gained a daughter, Finnesa Johnson (Wade) through marriage. Then Amber Olson (Jay), Stuart Olson (Tiffany) and Felisha Olson (Andrew) by 1991. He took the title of being called Grandpa six times over.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Lyle and Echo; his sister, Faith; and sisters-in-law Pat Olson and Marcy Olson; along with his grandson Phynx Harris.

Cremation has taken place. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, at Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary, 1001 Alderson Ave.

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11 thoughts on “Dallas Elliot Olson”

  1. Dallas, You will be missed. Thanks for all of the good times at Corporate Air and the many hours of conversation we had; My sincere condolences to all of the family, friends, coworkers of Dallas’. RIP Dallas!

  2. Wish I would have known you better. I enjoyed our conversations and goings-ons in the ‘hood. Fly high Dallas.

  3. Dallas and I worked together at Corporate Air during the 1980’s. What a sweet spirit he was; always a smile on his face. I am thankful I had the opportunity to know him.

  4. If Dallas said my airplane was “good to go”, I knew it was true. My Honor to know Dallas and work with him. Nothing but the utmost respect for him. Always had a smile, and good words! I always enjoyed seeing him, and chatting. I will miss him. God Bless!

  5. Pam Turnquist Birkeland

    I am so saddened to hear of Dallas’s passing! He was my 4th brother! We had a lot of fun times romping around the Alkali Creek Valley and attending the same schools throughout our 1-12 grade years. Rest in Peace my friend. My condolences to the Olson family! Pam

  6. Rudy Strobbe Jr.

    I still have fine fond memories of our earlier days on Alkali Creek. So many Summer days spent wandering the hills and Winter days sledding right down the road. Those days will continue to live on with me. My condolences to your family Dallas.

  7. I worked alongside Dallas many years at Corporate Air. He was a great aircraft mechanics and an all around good person. Dallas is and will be truly missed. Silver and black!

  8. I don’t think Dallas had an unkind bone in his body. He always listened to our problems and fixed them. God speed Dallas, you will be missed.

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