Obit: Olson, Ermina G. (1917 - 2003)

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----Source: CLARK COUNTY PRESS (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 01-Oct-2003

Name: Olson, Ermina G.

Birth date /Birth place: 8-Nov-1917; Helena, Mont.

Death date / Death place: 24-Sep-2003; House of the Dove, Marshfield, Wis.

Marriage: Oscar Olson (16-Oct-1936)

Parents: Everett & Mellissa (Fryte) Simmons

Burial: Greenwood City Cemetery, Clark County, Wis.

Survivors: Sons - Norman (Helen) Olson, New Berlin, Norbert (Helen) Olson, Franklin, Donald (Shirley) Olson, Dennis (Judy) Olson, Greenwood; 23 grandchildren; 56 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandson; Brother - Pete (Mary) Simmons, Billings, Mont.

Predeceased: Parents; Husband; Grandson - Paul; Sisters - Edith and Esther; Brothers - Grant and Herbert Simmons


Ermina G. Olson, 85, Loyal, died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2003, at the House of the Dove, Marshfield. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 27, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Loyal. The Rev. Daniel E. Zimmerman officiated. Burial was in the Greenwood City Cemetery. Pallbearers wer Pat Olson, Ben Olson, Tom Oson, Mike Olson, Joel Olson, Todd Olson, and Robert Olson. Honorary plallbearers were her grand children.

Ermina G. Simmons was born Nov. 8, 1917, in Helena, Mont., to Everett and Melissa (nee Fryte) Simmons. She was raised and educated in Montana. She married Oscar Olson on Oct. 16, 1936, in Billings, Mont. They lived in Montana for a few years before moving to Loyal, where they farmed in the Heintown area until 1943. Then they moved north of Loyal, where they farmed until retirement. She workded for Miller Cheese Factory and later at the Memorial Nursing Home, Neillsville, as a CNA. Her husband died Feb. 26, 19834. In 1984, she moved into Loyal and resided ther until the time of her death. She was a past member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Greenwood, a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Loyal, and enjoyed fishing, shooting pool, and spending time with her family and grandchildren.

Survivors include five sons, Norman (Helen) Olson, New Berlin, Norbert (Helen) Olson, Franklin, Noel (Maryanne) Olson, Loyal, Donald (Shirley) Olson, Loyal, Dennis (Judy) Olson, Greenwood; 23 grandchildren; 56 great grandchildren; ;one great-great grandson; and one brother, Pet (Mary) Simmons, Billings Mont.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Oscar, one grandson, Paul; two sister, Edith and Esther; and two brothers, Grant Simmons and Herbert Simmons.

Cuddie Funeral Home, Loyal assisted the family with arrangements.



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