Alice Olsen (AKA Mimi/Grammie), age 84, of Buffalo, peacefully passed to her eternal home surrounded by her family Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, at Park Terrace Assisted Living in Buffalo.
A memorial service will take place Saturday, Oct. 17 1 p.m. at the Park Terrace Chapel in Buffalo. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Park Terrace or Minneapolis Children’s Hospital.
The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to www.thepetersonchapel.com.
Alice was born March 7, 1931, in Tracy, MN.
She and her husband, Ivan were joined in marriage Nov. 19, 1950.
Alice loved life! She was a very faithful lady.
She loved to sing, dance with Ivan, and spend time with her family. She especially enjoyed spending time at their lake home in Deerwood, and being snowbirds in Arizona.
Alice was also very involved in their church and loved to volunteer.
She is survived by her six children: Jim Olsen, Bev (Tom) Scheirer, Doug Olsen, Jeff (Diane) Olsen, Beth (Clyde) Wachman, and Dan (Jane) Olsen; 11 grandchildren: Ian, Erin, Courtney, Kelsey, Jenni (Scott), Justin (Mary), Ashley (Andy), Abby, Wes, Joe and Chloe; six great-grandchildren: Hannah, Xavier, Varner, Avianna, Katie and Kenna; and other relatives and friends.
Alice was preceded in death by her loving husband, Ivan; her parents; four sisters; a brother; and special foster parents, Dorothy and Robert Gibson.