Obit: Olson, Hattie Irish (1857 - 1947)
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Surnames: Olson, Irish

----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 04/10/1947

Olson, Hattie Irish (12 FEB 1857 - 7 APR 1947)

Funeral services were conducted today from the Griebenow Funeral Home (Owen, Wisconsin) for Mrs. Hattie Irish Olson, with Rev. C. S. Matthews officiating, and interment was made in the family lot at Mellen. She passed away Monday, April 7, 1947, after being ill for a long time.

Mrs. Hattie Irish Olson was born in Jackson Co., Wis., Feb. 12, 1857, and at the time of her death was 90 years old.

In the early logging days she lived in Longwood (Clark Co., Wis.) and Mellen. She and her husband later farmed in North Dakota, but after a few years they returned to Federal Dam, Minn., where Murray Irish passed away June 12, 1922. Mrs. Irish resided there a few years and then moved to Phillips, where she married Mr. Olson.

For a number of years she has had a home at the Clark County Hospital where she passed away Easter Monday, April 7, at the age of 90 years, 1 month and 26 days.

She was reported to be a very fine patient. Mrs. Olson had many characteristics of the old pioneer. She was a good mother and was especially kind, generous and neighborly. She was a great lover of flowers. She was laid to rest at Mellen.

 

 


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