Betty J. Olson, 93

Betty Jane Nordvall Olson, age 93, of Dassel, died Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, at the Augustana Lakeside Nursing Home of Dassel.

She was born March 13, 1922, in Rockford, IL, the daughter of Alice (Swanson) and C. Arthur Nordvall.

Betty was married to John (Jack) Nels Olson June 3, 1948, and they enjoyed almost 40 years of marriage before he passed away April 7, 1988.

Betty lived most of her lifetime in Rockford, IL, until she moved to Minnesota in 2007, when she needed further care, to be closer to her daughter.

Survivors include her daughter, Kim (Dean) Winter of Dassel; son, John (Mary) Olson of Bloomington, IL; grandchildren Michael and Tom Olson; and niece Marilyn (Fred) Fettinger III of Lake Villa, IL.

In addition to her husband, Betty was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Marvin Nordvall; and a sister, Marjorie Carlson.

Her funeral service took place Friday, Aug. 14 at 11 a.m. at Olson Funeral & Cremation Services in Rockford, IL, followed by interment in Scandinavian Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Augustana Lakeside Nursing Home, 441 William Ave E, Dassel, MN 55325; Glaucoma Research Foundation, 251 Post Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94108; or Shriner Children’s Hospitals, 2900 N. Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.

To share a memory or condolence, visit olsonfh.com.

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