Obit: Olson, Anna #2 (1865 - 1938)
Contact: Marsha Hosfeld

Surnames: Olson, Hoffman, Frome, Loos, Vanderhoof, Miller, Moore, Johnson, Hoeft, Dolan, Kramer, Hanson, Anderson, Hougan, Poezzle, Fenner, Bochin, Van Sleet

----Source: ABBOTSFORD TRIBUNE (Abbotsford, Clark Co., WI) 10 NOV 1938

Olson, Anna (16 JUNE 1865 - 9 NOV 1938)


The funeral of Mrs. Anna Olson, age 73, who died Wednesday morning at 1:20 of a stroke will be held Saturday afternoon at 1:30 from her home and at 2 o’clock from Zion Lutheran Church in Colby, Wis. Burial will follow in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery.

----Source: ABBOTSFORD TRIBUNE (Abbotsford, Clark Co., WI) 17 NOV 1938

Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Olson, age 73, who died at her home at 1:20 a. m., November 9th, were held Saturday, Nov. 12 at 1:30 at the home and 2 o’clock at the Zion Evangelical Lutheran church at Colby, Wis. The Rev. O. H. Hoffman officiated. Interment was made at the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery beside the graves of her husband, Nels, and two sons, Sanford and Gayhardt. Flowers were carried by the Misses Marion Frome, Marcella and Lorraine Loos, Roselyn Vanderhoof, Verna Miller, Vivian Moore, Joyce and Virginia Johnson, Evelyn Hoeft, Ruth Dolan, Alice Kramer. Pallbearers were nephews of the deceased: Edwin Hanson, Emil Hanson, Gordon Hanson, Oscar Olson, Clifford Anderson and Gayhardt Hanson.

She is survived by two sons, Harry of Abbotsford and Clarence of Colby; one sister, Mrs. Rachael Hougan, of Stoughton; three brothers, Holver Hanson, Utah; Ole Hanson and Sern Hanson, Winchester. Four grandchildren, Gladys and Laverne Olson, Colby; and Mildred and Harvey Olson of Abbotsford, also survive.

Relatives and friends from away who attended the funeral were: Ole Hanson, Mr. and Mrs. Sern Hanson, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Poezzle, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Fenner, Mrs. Harry Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Hanson, Mr. and Mrs. Gayhardt Hanson, all of Winchester; Mr. and Mrs. Emil Hanson and sons Owen and Emerson of Cadott; Mr. and Mrs. John Bochin and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Vanderhoof of Spencer; Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Van Sleet of Unity, Wis.

The deceased was born at Winchester, June 16, 1865. She was united in marriage to Nels Olson at Winchester, Nov. 26, 1889. To this union four children were born, Harry Clarence, Gayhardt and Sanford. In 1902 they moved to a farm in the Town of Holton. In 1918 they purchased the Wayside cheese factory, which they operated until 1925, when they bought a home in Abbotsford where they have since resided.

Mr. Olson died June 30, 1930. Two sons, Gayhardt and Sanford also preceded her in death.



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