OLSEN Ian Christopher Olsen beloved son brother & grandson left this earth unexpectedly on March 25 after a struggle with illness. He will be profoundly missed by his parents Dr. Daniel Olsen and Marcia Olsen; brother Devon Olsen and sister Erika Olsen. Surviving him also are his grand parents Hal & Sally Olsen and Nell Dempsey as well as several aunts uncles and cousins. Welcoming him in heaven is his grandfather Thomas E Dempsey. Also missing him is his beloved dog Tyr. Dear and loyal friends left behind are Deanna Mark Ryan and the rest of the crew. Ian was a graduate of East Grand Rapids High school and attended Secchia Culinary Institute prior to working as a chef in Glen Arbor Mich. and locally. Ian possessed an inner strength that was uncommon and is still being revealed. He was an extremely loyal friend and a protector of his mother and sister and brother. He was blessed with extreme intelligence and incredible gifts including music and art. His interests were broad ranging from food photography books history and movies to animals and Frisbee golf. His uniqueness was recognized by all who knew him. A memorial service for family and friends to honor him is being planned for April 13 2011 at 3:00 PM at the Klise chapel of East Congregational Church 1005 Giddings SE Grand Rapids. Those wishing to greet the family may do so at the chapel the hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions in Ians name may be to the Kent County Humane Society 3077 Wilson Dr. NW Walker MI 49504 or to Woodland Veterinary Clinic.