Obit: Olson, Alma #2 (1874 - 1951)
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Surnames: Olson, Johnson, Dalin

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 10/04/1951

Olson, Alma #2 (12 JUL 1874 - 26 SEP 1951)

Mrs. Martin Olson of Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.), passed away at the Victory Memorial Hospital Wednesday night at 10:00, Sept. 26, 1951, at the age of 77 years, 2 months and 14 days, where she has been recuperating from a cerebral hemorrhage for the past four months. She was the daughter of Alex Johnson and was born in Mellerud, Sweden. At the age of 25 years she came to America and resided in Brooklyn, N.Y. In 1904 on Christmas Eve she was united in marriage to Martin Olson of New York, where they lived until 1919. They then moved to Unity Wis., were they engaged in farming, and in 1936 they moved to Thorp, which has been their home ever since.

She is survived by her husband, one son Arthur of Thorp; two daughters preceded her in death; two grandchildren, Robert who is now serving in the U.S. Air Force in Wichita Falls, Texas, and Gerald of Thorp. One sister, Mrs. Anna Dalin of Mellerud, Sweden, 3 brothers, Eric Johnson of Unity and Carl Johnson of Stetsonville, and Andrew of New York.

Funeral services were conducted at the Thorp Funeral Home and Trinity Lutheran Church of Unity on Saturday, Sept. 29th, Rev. M. K. Zimmerman officiating. She was laid to rest at the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery at Unity, Wis.

Lief Larson, Wm. J. Klouda, Arthur Kenney, Frank Kinas, Kenneth Lindquist and Walter Koltis acted as pallbearers.

 

 


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