Obit: Olson, John H. #2 (1875 - 1939)
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Surnames: Olson, Peikert, Ulrich, Emery, Hopper, Cross

----Source: ABBOTSFORD TRIBUNE (Abbotsford, Wis.) 01/19/1939

Olson, John H. #2 (26 DEC 1875 - 14 JAN 1939)

Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 3 o’clock at the Zink Funeral Home for John H. Olson, 63, village blacksmith for the past 23 years, who was found dead in bed Saturday morning at 11:30 o’clock by neighbors in his home beside his blacksmith shop. Death was caused by a stroke of apoplexy. Interment took place in the Abbotsford Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Al Strebe, Walter Klaar, Joe Hoff, Gorman Leichtnam, James Ovans, and Frank Bernitt. The rites were conducted by the Rev. E. L. Hoover, pastor of the Presbyterian Church.

Mr. Olson, who was born in Batavia, N.Y., Dec. 26, 1875, was married to Miss Anna Peikert, Nov. 19, 1905, at Stetsonville. They came to Abbotsford in 1916 and have resided here ever since.

Surviving besides Mrs. Olson are eight children, Mrs. Caroline Ulrich, Rochester, Minn.; Mrs. Charles (Christina) Ulrich, Denver, Col.; Mrs. Floyd (Helen) Emery, Reedsburg; Mrs. Ivan (Adeline) Hopper, Abbotsford; Norman Olson, Abbotsford; and Lorraine Regina and Audrey Olson, who reside with their mother in Abbotsford, Wis.

One sister, Mrs. Rose Cross, Solon Springs; three brothers, Walter and Hugh of Denver, Co., and Albert of Fort Atkinson; and 21 grandchildren also survive.

Out of town relatives and friends here for the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Albert Olson, Waupaca; Mrs. Ted Fauers, Miss Evelyn Olson, Jorgen Olson, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Olson, Fort Atkinson; Mrs. Al Cross, Solon Spring; Mrs. Charles Ulrich, Denver, Col.; Mrs. Caroline Ulrich, Rochester, Minn.; Mrs. Floyd Emery, Reedsburg; and Mrs. Clara Klimeck, Stetsonville.

 

 


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