Obit: Olson, Ida (1887 - 1952)
Contact:: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Olson, Anderson, Lewis, Sugg, Guest,
Herring, Bartelt, Kolstad, Johnson, Vinger, Vollrath, Behrens,
Warner, Ellingson, Amundson, Erickson, Kavanaugh, Thompson,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) July 31, 1952
Olson, Ida (11 January 1887 - 23 July
Mrs. Herman Olson, 65, of 204 11th
Street, died at her home on Wednesday, July 23, following an
illness of two years duration.
Funeral services were conducted on Saturday from
the Georgas Funeral Home and from Our Savior’s Lutheran
Church in Greenwood. The Rev. M. S. Egge of Greenwood
officiated. Interment was made in the Greenwood
Mrs. Olson, nee Ida Anderson was born January 11,
1887, to Mr. and Mrs. Alex Anderson at Chicago, Ill. She
received her education in Chicago and was employed by the Florsheim
Shoe Company. On June 2, 1906, she was married to Herman
Olson in Chicago and they resided there until 1912, when they moved
to a farm three miles west of Greenwood. In 1927 Mr. Olson
was elected sheriff and continued to hold that office until
1946. In 1939 they moved to Neillsville, where they have
since resided. Mrs. Olson was a member of Our Savior’s
Lutheran Church in Greenwood and was a member of the Royal
Neighbors of America No. 78.
is survived by her husband and the following children: Mrs.
Roderick (Arline) Lewis, New York City; Herbert Olson of New
London; Mrs. Thomas (Ruth) Sugg of Chicago; Roy Olson Neillsville;
Mrs. Edward (Lois) Guest, Philadelphia, Pa.; five grandchildren,
one sister, Mrs. Ray (Carrie) Herring, of Chicago. One
daughter, Dorothy, died in infancy.
Royal Neighbors of America attended the funeral in a body at the
Pallbearers were: William C. Bartelt, Emil
Kolstad, Henry Johnson, Palmer Vinger, George Vollrath, and Edwin
Mrs. Louis Behrens was the soloist, accompanied
by Mrs. Don Warner. Floral offerings were in charge of Mrs.
Palmer Vinger, Mrs. E. S. Ellingson, Mrs. O. J. Amundson, Mrs.
Thomas Erickson, Mrs. William Kavanaugh and Mrs. Richard
Persons from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Guest and daughter of Philadelphia; Mr. and Mrs. Roderick Lewis of New York City; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Olson and daughter, New London; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Sugg, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Herring, Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Olson and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Olson of Chicago.
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