|Olson, John Martin (1875 - 1941)|
|OLSON JOHNSON YSTAD|
----Source: Greenwood Gleaner 1/23/1941
OBITUARY OF JOHN MARTIN OLSON
John Martin Olson, son of Ole Olson and Johanna Johnson was born Aug. 22, 1875 on the home place one mile east of Greenwood, Clark County in the Town of Warner, where he resided all his life except two years at Neenah. He attended school in Greenwood.
On Dec. 10, 1910 he was married to Thora Bragstad at Neenah, Wis. She preceded him in death April 5, 1919. To this union were born one daughter, Mrs. Ralph (Eleanor) Ystad of Neillsville Oscar and Melvin.
Mr. Olson passed away at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield on Sunday, Jan. 19, 1941 of heart trouble and flu complications.
He is survived by the above named children two brothers, Andrew and Henry and one sister, Marie Olson, an aged mother-in-law, Maren Bragstad, all of the Town of Warner six grandsons, Norman, Norbert and Noel Olson Neil, Ronald and Roger Ystad.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 22, 1941 at 1:00 p.m. from the Schiller Funeral Parlors and at 1:30 p.m. from the Trondhjem Lutheran Church with Rev. M. K Aaberg officiating. Burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.
The pallbearers were Wesley Worden, Gus Paschke, Olaf Johnson, Oliver Hendrickson, Wm. Rossow and Emil Kolstad.
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