The Doe Network:
Case File 120DMIA


Rodney John Olsen
Missing since October 18, 1986 from Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa.
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: October 1, 1954
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 32 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 6'0; 210 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White male. Brown hair; brown eyes.

Circumstances of Disappearance
Olsen was last seen on October 18, 1986 in Mason City, IA. Olsen, the father of a young son, farmed a rural farm northeast of Mason City. Olsen moved from his native Britt area not too long before he disappeared.
Olsen left his rural home at 01.00 to visit someone. Several months later, Olsenís car, a black 1978 Pontiac Sunbird, was found in a Forest City trailer park. No clues were found to indicate what happened to Olsen.

If you have any information concerning Olsen's whereabouts, please contact:
Cerro Gordo County Sheriff's Office

Iowa Missing Persons' Clearinghouse


All information may be submitted on an anonymous basis.

NCIC Number: M-2211723913
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information: Iowa Missing Persons' Clearinghouse
Cerro Gordo County Sheriff's Office
Globe Gazette 3/30/08

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