Olson, Christine H. (11 SEP 1912 - 20 MAR 2002)






----Source: MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD (Marshfield, Wis.) 03/22/2002

Olson, Christine H. (11 SEP 1912 - 20 MAR 2002)

COLBY - Christine Olson, 89, Colby, died March 20, 2002, at the Continental Manor Nursing Home in Abbotsford where she had resided since August 2001.

Funeral services for Christine will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Dorchester. Rev. Jerome Freimuth will officiate. Burial will be in the Dorchester Memorial Cemetery. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation with family and friends will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the Maurina Funeral Home in Abbotsford and from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church in Dorchester.

The former Christine Hulda Landwehr was at born Sept. 11, 1912, at Nasonville, the daughter of John and Amelia (nee Freiburg) Landwehr. Christine and Oscar E. Olson were united in marriage on Oct. 21, 1931, at the parsonage at McMillan Lutheran Church. They celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1981.

Christine and Oscar operated the family farm in the town of Holton, rural Dorchester, until 1973 and moving to reside in Abbotsford. They enjoyed traveling far and near. A homemaker, Christine had a special love for her family and also enjoyed playing cards, needlework and sewing. She was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church and the Ladies Sewing Circle, and the Abbotsford Library Club.

She will be dearly missed by her family: three daughters, Jean (Herb) Schilling of Colby, Judith (Russell) Stollfuss of Rosendale and Marjo (Harry) Hughes of Ripon two sons, Galen (Thelma) Olson of Wausau and Ronald (Karen) Olson of Wausau 16 grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren and a sister-in-law, Ruth Malchow of Menasha.

Preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Olson on Aug. 16, 1997 a son, Arlen in 1934 granddaughter Pamela Stollfuss and grandson Randy Brock five brothers and three sisters.



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