Roy Olin

Sept. 20, 1946-Aug. 7, 2019

Roy Olin passed away

August 7, 2019, after a

brave battle with cancer.

He was one of five chil-

dren born to Lloyd and

Janice Olin on September

20, 1946. Roy graduated

from Crosby High School

in 1964 and joined the

United States Army in Oc-

tober 1964. Honorably

discharged in October

1967 his military experi-

ence had a lifelong impact

as he continued his ser-

vice and dedication

through various veterans


Following his years in

the military, Roy attended

classes at NDSU. He re-

turned to Crosby and de-

voted 40 plus years farm-

ing with his father.

Roy had a passion for

horses, roping, and

rodeos. He trained his

horses and took pride in

competing as well as

training others in the

sport. Roy was accom-

plished in wood working,

crafting knives, servicing

guns, and car body repair.

He enjoyed working with

youth and sharing his ex-

pertise with horses, wood-

working and leather


Roy was a dependable

member of the Crosby

Ambulance and American

Legion Honor Guard. He

enjoyed hunting trips to

Montana, rodeos and

stock shows. Roy was an

avid reader of many types

of books, which is prob-

ably why he was a com-

petitive chair participant

for Jeopardy every day at

four o’clock.

Roy was preceded in

death by his parents,

Lloyd and Janice Olin,

and a brother, Ron Olin.

He is survived by his si-

blings, Marie Neumann,

Grand Forks, ND, Joan

Overbo, Ashley ND, and

Gary Olin (Darla), Red-

way, CA, and nieces, Liz

(Jeff) Overbo, Jan Overbo,

and Tracey (Robert)

Wishek. Roy was a great

uncle to Adam. Hannah,

and Anne.

A memorial service

will be held at Concordia

Lutheran Church, Crosby,

N.D., at 11:00 on Thurs-

day, August 15, 2019. In-

ternment of ashes will be

at North Dakota Veterans

Cemetery at 2:00 on Fri-

day, August 16, 2019.

Stakston-Martin Fun-

eral Home of Crosby, ND,

is in charge of arrange-