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John C. Olson

April 20, 1957 — March 17, 2021

John C. Olson left this earth suddenly March 17, 2021 in a vehicle accident on the family ranch to be with his Lord and Savior whom he loved.                            John Clay was born in Harlowton MT April 20, 1957. He was raised and went to school in Two Dot, MT through 8th grade and High School in Harlowton MT. He loved football and FFA and Shop.

            After high school John worked for the Milwaukee Railroad until 1979 when it closed down. He returned to working full time on the family ranch with his mom and dad and 2 brothers. John had a fantastic witty humor. On May 18th 1984 John married the love of his life Candy. They started their life in Two Dot MT by setting down a mobile home.

            John also worked for Ellen and Bill and Don Hanser family on their Two Dot farm southwest of Two Dot for 36 years until his death.

            John Clay lived life to the fullest, eagerly willing to help anyone who needed help. He put others' needs before his own with a smile. Our lives and many lives are forever changed without him here on this earth.

            He is survived by his wife Candy Olson of Two Dot MT, son Jeremy Stahl (Sari), Sierra, Ellie, Emily, and Phyllis, daughter Holly Benson (Ken), Layla and Wyatt, a son Clay Olson, two aunts and one uncle, cousins, nephews, and nieces, brother Rick Olson and brother Cy Olson.

            John is preceded in death of his parents Daloris and John Olson and both sides of the family's grandparents.

            Memorial Services for John will be 11:00 a.m. Friday March 26th at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Harlowton MT. Reception with refreshments following at Community Center Fire Hall in Two Dot MT. A slide show of John will also be shown. Perkins Funeral Home is assisting the family.

            Graveside burial will be at a later date on the ranch with family.

Memorials can be made to the Two Dot Fire Dept. Community Center and/or can be made also for the Two Dot Water Users or Charity of Choice and can be mailed to Olsons, P.O. Box 244, Two Dot, MT 59085 or they may be left with the Perkins Funeral Home, PO Box 313 Harlowton, MT 59036. Condolences for the family may be posted on-line at

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