Jess Olson

December 26, 1975 - October 04, 2017

James Jess Olson (41 years old), born December 26, 1975 passed peacefully in his sleep October 4, 2017 at 2:31am.  He grew up in Santa Ana, CA and is proceeded in death by His Grandparents; Beatrice Jean & Karl Griffith, Esther & Santos Alvarez, as well as numerous Aunts, Uncles, cousins and friends.

He is survived by his Parents Jim & Irene Olson, his sister Jean (her husband Tony), his nephew Garrett, (his wife Samantha) and great nephews Trent and Wyatt as well as the love of his life; his wife Lisa (along with her four children and 3 grandchildren), as well as a multitude of Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.

He loved Jesus, his family, his dog/son Magnus, his friends, his motorcycle, fishing, camping, weightlifting/bodybuilding, archery, and his Mags & Tilly Salsa business (in that order).

Jess really knew how to light up any room and was always available for a good laugh.  If you know Jess, then you are well aware that he is in heaven, hanging out with Jesus and making everyone smile. 


Dress attire is black T-shirt, jeans and converse/vans if you got it, otherwise just casual. - No Alcohol

Funeral Information

A Viewing will be held on Wednesday, October 11th from 5-9pm at Saddleback Chapel, 200 E Main St., Tustin, CA


A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 14th at 2pm with a potluck reception to follow at the Salvation Army Tustin Ranch, 10200 Pioneer Road, Tustin, CA

Donations Information

Donations in Jess's honor may be made to Saddleback Chapel for services.

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