Obit: Olson, Ida C. #3 (1887 – 1952)


Surnames: Olson, Anderson, Lewis, Sugg, Guest, Herring, Behrens, Warner

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) (31 Jul 1952)

Olson, Ida C. (11 JAN 1887 – 23 JUL 1952)

Mrs. Herman Olson, the former Ida Caroline Anderson, was born Jan. 11, 1887, in Chicago, where she received her education. She was married on June 2, 1906 in Chicago to Herman Olson.

They resided in Chicago from 1906 to 1921, when they came to Clark County (Wis.) and located on a farm 3 miles west of Greenwood, which they operated until Mr. Olson was elected Sheriff in 1939, when they moved to Neillsville. They resided in Neillsville since that time.

Mrs. Olson was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Greenwood, and the Royal Neighbor Lodge of Neillsville. Members of the Camp attended the service at the Funeral Home in a group.

Mrs. Olson passed away at her home in Neillsville on Wednesday, July 23, 1952. She has been in poor health the past two years.

She is survived by her husband, three daughters, Mrs. Roderick S. (Arlene) Lewis, New York City; Mrs. Thomas Sugg, Chicago; Mrs. Edward (Lois) Guest, Philadelphia, Pa.; two sons, Hebert, New London; Roy, Neillsville; five grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Ray Herriing, Chicago.

A daughter preceded her in death.

Funeral services were held Saturday, July 26 at Georgas Funeral Home, Neillsville, at 10:30 a.m., and at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Greenwood at 2:00 p.m. The Rev. M.S. Egge officiated at the services and she was laid to rest in the Greenwood Cemetery.

During the morning service Mrs. Louis Behrens sand “I’m a Pilgrim and a Stranger” and “One, Sweetly Solemn Thought,” with Mrs. Don Warner accompanying at the piano. At the church in the afternoon she sang “I Know of a Sleep in Jesus Name” and “Still, Still with Thee,” with Mrs. Warner at the organ.

The pallbearers were Emil Kolstad, Henry Johnson, Palmer Vinger, George Vollrath and Edwin Johnson.

Mrs. Palmer Vinger, Mrs. E.S. Ellingson, Mrs. O.J. Amundson, Mrs. Thomas Erickson, Mrs. William Kavanaugh and Mrs. Richard Thompson were in charge of the flowers.

Those from away who attended the funeral sere Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Guest and daughter, Philadelphia, Pa., Mr. and Mrs. Roderick Lewis, New York City; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Olson and daughter, New London; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Sugg, Mrs. Ray Herring, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Olson, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Olson, Chicago.



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