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Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
  • Obituary: Amy E. Olson

  • She was born and raised in Climax.
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  • Amy E. Olson, 85, of Kenyon, formerly of Willmar, MN and Mesa, AZ died Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at the Kenyon Sunset Home surrounded by her loving family. Amy was born November 4, 1927 on a farm near Climax, MN to Marcus and Olga (Ness) Dale.  She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Faith at Climax Lutheran Church.
    She attended Climax Public School and graduated in 1946 and then married Orlyn E. Olson on December 12, 1947 at the Climax Lutheran Church.
    She later went back to school and graduated from Willmar Technical College in 1973. She worked as a bookkeeper for Victoria Elevator, Harmon Glass, and the accounting office of Willmar Regional Treatment Center.  
        In 1981 Amy and Orlyn bought Fluff ‘N’ Puff a pillow cleaning business which they operated until retirement in 1991. After retirement the couple moved to Mesa, AZ in 1993, and returned to Minnesota in December of 2012 to live at Gunderson Gardens in Kenyon.
    She is survived by her husband, Orlyn of Kenyon; children, Daryll (Norma) Olson of Oakdale, Ardyce (David) Olson of Nerstrand, and  Lauren (Donna) Olson of Sauk Rapids, eight grandchildren Jeffrey (Tina) Olson, Shereen Anderson, Shawn (Kathy) Olson, Aaron Olson, Sonja Olson, Ryan Olson, Jamie (Chris) Olson, and Wade (Andrea) Olson.  She is also survived by 15 great grandchildren, 4 great- great grandchildren and a sister Donna Koval of Nielsville, MN.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, and five brothers, Raymond, Glenn, Chester, Orlen, and Alexander as a baby.
    A funeral service will be Saturday March 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Moland Lutheran Church with Pastor Nancy Edwardson officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Michaelson Funeral Home of Kenyon is handling arrangements.

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