Brent Andrew Olson

July 12, 1968March 3, 2019

Brent "Andy" Olson

50, of Indianapolis, passed away on March 3, 2019. Brent will be remembered for his inspiring determination and perseverance in the face of setback after setback, his kindness to those who were kind to him and his limitless forgiveness to those who weren't. He was a man of conviction and faith and never gave up on himself or others. He is gone but his impact won't be.

Brent is survived by his Parents; Diana (Bill) Sander, Bill (Edie) Murphy and Juanita (Paul) Sulzberger, Siblings; Brad Olson, Shannon, Tracy, Bradley, Debra and Traci, Nieces; Lily and Sarah Olson Nephew; Ryan Olson, Aunt; Brenda Arpin and Cousin; Greg Lyday from Snohomish, Washington.

Brent was preceded in death by John Olson and JR.

Visitation will be held at Little and Sons Stop Eleven Chapel on Friday, March 8, 2019 from 10:00am-12:00pm with Funeral Services immediately following at Noon. Entombment will be at Washington Park East Cemetery in Indianapolis.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Cancer Society or the Kidney Foundation.


  • Visitation Friday, March 8, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, March 8, 2019
  • Interment Friday, March 8, 2019

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Joan Devaney

March 7, 2019

We are all sorry to hear of Andy's passing. He was a dear man and we have many fond memories of him going back to when he lived with us for a while when he was attending Franklin College and up to when we were able to share our home again with him as he started a new job a couple of years ago. His conversations were always lively and engaging. It is sad that he wasn't able to keep up the valiant fight he waged for the sake of his health for so long. He will be missed I am sure by his friends and family alike.

CJ Farley

March 5, 2019

I grew up in Greenwood, but moved to Houston in 1993. Much of the time through high school, I spent a lot of time with Brent. To this day, he was one of the nicest people I have had the pleasure of knowing. I saw flashes of the usual sorts of things young people have – temper, impatience, or frustration - but I have no memories of Brent being anything other than kind to me. While a young person, I didn’t appreciate how rare this is.

I’m sorry to hear of Brent’s passing and offer my condolences to his family and friends. I have an amazing number of good memories with Brent and Brad at their house. I don’t know how many nights I spent there, but it seems like hundreds.