Garnand Funeral Home
Thomas Howard “Tommy” Olson, age 57, of Ulysses, Kansas, passed away to be with
his Lord and Savior on Sunday, April 12, 2020, at Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital in
Ulysses, Kansas. He was born May 12, 1962, in Garden City, Kansas, the son of
George T. and Marilyn Jane (Selness) Olson.
Tommy attended Ulysses High School. He lived in and worked in Liberal as a lineman,
and also lived in Wichita. After retirement, Tommy enjoyed traveling and music. He
was an accomplished guitarist and keyboard player.
Tommy is survived by his children, Terra Fepuleai and husband David of Vernal, Utah,
Joshua and wife Dayanara of Liberal, Kansas, Jandi Head and husband Chris of Liberal,
Kansas; sisters, Cindy Beckman and husband Nick of Amarillo, Texas, Pam Arnold and
husband Mike of Ulysses, Kansas, and Dianne Nikkel and husband Johnny of Wichita,
Kansas; ten grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and closest friend and
brother, Chris Nuckels of Ulysses, Kansas.
Tommy is preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service will be at a later date. Inurnment will be at Ulysses Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to the donor’s choice in care of Garnand Funeral
Home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, Kansas 67880. Condolences may be posted at