Obit: Olson, Florence E. (1903 – 1973)


Surnames: Olson, Sutter, Montgomery, Larson, Utegaard, Breisch, Weisbrod

---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 30 Aug 1973

Olson, Florence E. (13 SEP 1903 – 19 AUG 1973)

Mrs. Florence E. Olson, 69, of 1301 S. Farwell Street, Eau Claire, and a sister of E.W. Sutter, Owen (Clark Co., Wis.), died Monday, August 19, 1973 at Luther Hospital. She was born Florence Sutter on September 13, 1903, and lived in Owen for many years, buth then moved to Eau Claire.

Mrs. Olson was a graduate of the Stevens Point Normal, taught at Marinette, and at the 10th Ward School in Eau Claire. She was founder and first principal of the orthopedic school, which opened in Eau Claire February 2, 1931, in the old County Teachers Training School.

Surviving are three sons, Dr. Louis Weisbrod, New Richmond; David Olson, Oshkosh, and Graham Olson of Marshfield; one daughter, Mrs. Daryl Larson, Cottage Grove, Oregon, two sisters, Mrs. Lyle Montgomery, Galesville, Mrs. Marie Utegaard, Eau Claire; one brother, Eugene Sutter, owwen, and eight grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 22, at Christ Church Cathedral, with Rev. Dean J.W. Breisch officiating. Burial was made in Forest Hill Cemetery.

Memorials are asked to be given to Putman Heights Achievement Center.



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