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St. James Plaindealer - St. James, MN
  • Carol Olson

  • Carol Olson, age 92, of St. James died on Thursday, August 1, 2013, at Mayo
    Clinic Health System-Mankato.
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  • Carol Olson, age 92, of St. James died on Thursday, August 1, 2013, at Mayo
    Clinic Health System-Mankato.
    Funeral services will be 11:00am, Tuesday, August 6, 2013, at East Sveadahl
    Lutheran Church, St. James with Rev. Kathleen Ulland-Klinkner officiating.
    Burial will be at East Sveadahl Lutheran Cemetery.
    Visitation will be Monday at Sturm Funeral Home in St. James from 5pm to 8pm
    and one hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday.
    You may send the family condolences online at www.sturmfh.com
    Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home in St. James.
    Carol Lorene Wilson was born in Monterey, MN, on March 13, 1921, the
    daughter of William & Agnes (Peterson) Wilson. Carol grew up in the  Odin
    area. On June 7, 1942, she was united in marriage to Ray M. Olson. The
    couple made their home near Williams, IA from 1943 to 1951 when they moved to a farm in Nelson Township. Ray passed away in 1975.  In 1983 she moved into St. James. Carol was a member of East Sveadahl Lutheran Church where she taught Sunday School and was active in WELCA. She was a member of the Godahl Kitchen Band, Extension Club, and drove Senior Transportation for several years. She enjoyed cross stitching pillow cases, making quilts, crocheting afghans, crossword puzzles, and reading. Carol loved being with her family. She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
    She is survived by her children; Kathleen Moll of Monticello, Evonne (Ken)
    Moll of St. James, Todd W. (Linda) Olson of St. James, 8 grandchildren, 17
    great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren, a sister-in-law;
    Phyllis Olson of Story City, IA, many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in
    death by her husband, parents, 2 sisters and 6 brothers.

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