James R. Olsen, age 81, of Westchester, formerly of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, and Lombard, died January 27 at Loyola Hospital.
James was the beloved husband of Marilisa Jurasas; loving father of Keith (Denise) of Glen Ellyn, the late Kurt, the late Kenneth (Karen) of Lombard; fond grandfather of 7; great-grandfather of 5; step-father of Eric (Mary) Jurasas of Downers Grove, John Paul Jurasas of Downers Grove and Stephanie (Lou) Davila of Morton, IL; step-grandfather of 7; and many other relatives.
James had been a resident of Lombard from 1960 to 1993 and had lived in Arkansas since then.
James retired from ComEd.
Memorials in memory of James can be made to the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois, 215 W. Illinois St., Suite 1C, Chicago, IL 60654 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631
Private Interment at Assumption Cemetery, Wheaton.
Arrangements by Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for information.