Dan Olsen served for many years as a Pastor here at St. John's Church, and as a mentor to Pastor Ron Bretherick. His wife Jean, who survives him, put together the Venite, Jubilate and Magnificate Dominum. Be in Prayer for the Olsen family, and rejoice in the homegoing of this incredible man of God. His official obituary is copied below.
Daniel Olsen Obituary (courtesy, The Press of Atlantic City from Sep. 20 to Sep. 23)
Olsen 3rd, Daniel, - 95, of Minneola, FL and formerly of Linwood, NJ, went home to be with his Lord on September 14, 2023. Daniel's early years were spent in the Atlantic City, NJ, area with his parents, Daniel Olsen Jr. and Kathryn Abrams Olsen, and his sisters, Frances, Kathryn and Marion. Following his graduation from Atlantic City High School, he spent two years in the United States Navy, a year at University of Pennsylvania and three years at Bible Institute of Pennsylvania - now Cairn University. Daniel married Jean Molyneaux in 1951. Together, they served in Sudan, Zaire and Kenya with Africa Inland Mission International, 1953-1985. After overseas service, the Olsens settled in the Atlantic City area of New Jersey, where Dan served as an accountant and pastor. The Olsens moved to the AIM Retirement Center in Minneola, FL in 2005, where he enjoyed a discipling ministry. Daniel is survived by his wife of 72 years, Jean, and their precious daughters and their spouses and children: Karen and Wayne Brubaker: Daniel and Alaina Brubaker Norah and Graham) Brianne and Michael Hornbaker (Aleah, Abram, Mae, Elsie, Elias and Simeon) Rachel Brubaker (Blake and Alexa Cirino) Erika and Mark Melhorn (Emma and Kathryn). Daniel is also survived by the children of his sisters, Frances Stepp and Kathryn Poloway. A memorial will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, November 10 at Scott Manor, 1000 Media Road in Minneola, FL.
Published by The Press of Atlantic City from Sep. 20 to Sep. 23, 2023. To plant trees in memory, please visit the Sympathy Store.