Otto H Olson

Otto H Olson was born in Eriksdale Manitoba in 1919, and moved to Pellatt Township north of Kenora Ontario and was raised on the family farm. Otto and three of his brothers joined the Fort Garry Horse when WWII broke out. He was a tank commander, was badly wounded in France and shipped home. Otto was married and returned to Pellatt where he and his wife started a small dairy farm of his own and was instrumental in forming Vacationland Co-op Dairy in Kenora. He and his wife also built a tourist camp on Lockebay and operated it for many years. Otto became the manager of Vacationland dairy after he sold the tourist camp and remained in that position until his retirement. He spent his retirement years until his death in the home he had built on Lockebay.

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