Donald James Olson, 81 of Cloquet passed away on Monday, April 27, 2020 in his home. He was born February 28. 1939 in Cloquet to Lloyd and Caroline Olson. He graduated from Cloquet High School in 1957. He received his Master’s Degree from UMD. After college he moved to Hollywood, California and worked as a teacher and college placement counselor at University High School until retiring in 1994. He moved back to Cloquet after retiring.
Don was a member of the Fond du Lac Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa. He enjoyed the outdoors and all of its wildlife.
Don was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Joanne Oates.
He is survived by two nephews, Gregory (Sue) Oates of Two Harbors and Perry Oates of Duluth.
There will be no services per Don’s request.