Olson, Lester Orville Herman (1917-1988)

Lester O. Olson, 71, Newfolden, died Thursday, June 23, 1988, in Northwest Medical Center, Thief River Falls.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Newfolden. Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday in Green Funeral Home, Thief River Falls and one hour before services in the church. Burial will be at Folden Cemetery, rural Newfolden.

Lester Orville Herman Olson was born Feb. 18, 1917, in Newfolden, the son of Herbert and Julia Olson. He attended schools and grew up in New Folden Township of Marshall County, Minn., and later worked for Arctic Enterprises in Thief River Falls until he retired and moved to Newfolden in 1970.

Surviving are his brother, Vernon, Newfolden; and six nieces and nephews.

Transcribed by:  Cheryl Srnsky