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Herbert Osmond Olson

Herbert Osmond Olson, age 85, of Hutchinson, died Sunday, April 2, 2006, at Burns Manor Nursing Home in Hutchinson.

Funeral services were Friday, April 7 at 2 p.m. at the Johnson Henry Funeral Home in Arlington, S.D., with interment in Nordland Cemetery in Hetland, S.D. Pastor Steve Munfrom officiated at the funeral service. Organist was Robert Kallesen. Congregational hymns were “Amazing Grace” and “How Great Thou Art.”

Herbert was born Feb. 1, 1921, in Hetland, S.D., the son of Nels and Linda (Kloos) Olson. He was baptized as an infant, and was later confirmed in his faith as a youth.

He received his education in Hetland, and attended Hetland High School.

Herbert resided and farmed on the family farm for half of his life. He then moved to Lester Prairie, where he worked at Schwartz Machinery.

When Herbert needed assistance with his daily care, he became a resident of Burns Manor Nursing Home in Hutchinson, Dec. 30, 2004.

Herbert is survived by his nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Nels and Linda Olson; and a sister, Eleanor Markegard.

Arrangements were by the Dobratz-Hantge Chapel in Hutchinson and the Johnson Henry Funeral Home in Arlington, S.D.

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