Olson, Violet A. (Karr) (1942-2006)

Violet A. Olson , 83, of Thief River Falls, MN. Died Saturday, March 18, 2006 at the Northwestern Hospital in Thief River Falls, Mn..

Violet A. Olson was born on March 11, 1923. She married Roy Olson on July 18, 1942 in Ozark, Alabama. They moved to rural St. Hilaire, MN. and raised five children.

Violet was active in the Seventh Day Adventist Church and helped with many fund-faisers. She dabbled in many crafts and was known for her knitted and crocheted doilies, afghans and fine embroidery. She often shared her cooking and baking with her friends and family.

Violet is survived by her children, Barbara (Orville) Holt, Thief River Falls, MN., Alvin (Susan) Olson, Angus, MN. And Carol (Darrell) Dodge of Barnesville, MN.. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Services will be on Wednesday, March 22, 2006 at 2:00 PM at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Thief River Falls, MN.. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 PM on Tuesday at the DuBore Funeral Home in Warren, MN and one hour before services in the Church.

DuBore Funeral Home

[Interred Greenwood cemetery]

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky