Alexis "Ali" Olson Obituary

Alexis "Ali" Olson

June 9, 1992 - September 2, 2021
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, Iowa
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Alexis Taylor Olson "Ali", 29, passed away Thursday, September 2, 2021 at MercyOne Hospice in Johnston. She was born June 9, 1992. She graduated from Valley High School in 2010. She worked at Costco in sales.

Ali had a smile that could light up a dark room. Her laugh was contagious along with her carefree spirit. Her friendly nature allowed her to never know a stranger and everyone felt like her best friend. Her adventurous side took her to Florida where she loved the beaches of Siesta Key and beautiful sunsets. She loved movies, music, friends, family, her nieces and nephews and many cousins. Ali always had a special place in her heart for her furry friends and her dogs.

Ali is survived by her father, Chris Olson (Sheila Marean Olson) of West Des Moines; her mother, Debra Olson from Sarasota, Florida; brother, Tyler Olson (Sandy) from Medellin, Colombia; step brothers, Jared Marean (Heidi), Kelly Marean (Amanda) and Lee Marean; Randee Jae Reszel (Christopher); grandparents, JoAnne Wash and Fred Spuzello (Mary); her aunts, Dawn Johnson (Dale), Barb Lewis (Dave), Mary Paup (Denny), Betsy Hunt, Teresa Devilbiss (Kevin), Pattee Yetmar and Kathy Bravard ( Mike); uncles, Erik Olson (Michele), Karl Olson and Michael Olson; and many cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Robert Olson, John Wash and Frances Olson; and uncle, Brian Olson.

Visitation will be held at Iles Grandview Park Chapel from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 7, concluding with a 7 p.m. Service. A Celebration of Life will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, September 9 at Lutheran Church of Hope, West Des Moines.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Furry Friends 1211 Grand Avenue, West Des Moines, Iowa 50265.






Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
7:00 PM
Celebration of Life
Lutheran Church of Hope
925 Jordan Creek Parkway
West Des Moines, IA US 50266
Thursday, September 9, 2021
10:30 AM


Furry Friends Refuge
1211 Grand Avenue
West Des Moines, IA 50265