Lucille Olson, 90

Lucille Olson, 90

Memorial Services will be at 11 am, Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Long Bridge Lutheran Church, Little Sauk Township for Lucille E. Olson, age 90, of Long Prairie who passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2014 at CentraCare Health Systems-Long Prairie. Rev. Steven Hilde will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call one hour prior to the services at the church on Saturday. Arrangements entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home Stein Chapel, Long Prairie.
Lucille Evelyn Mortensen was born July 14, 1923 in Burnhamville Township, Todd County, Minnesota the daughter of Arthur and Alvina (Beseman) Mortensen. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Peters Lutheran Church in Swanville. Lucille attended Swanville Public School graduating in 1941. She was united in marriage to Wendell Olson on October 16, 1944 at St. Peters Lutheran Church at Swanville. She was a homemaker and helped with the farm work. She also worked as a nurses aid at the Long Prairie and Osakis nursing homes for several years. After the death of her husband, Lucille moved into Long Prairie and had been living at Prairie View Manor.
Lucille was active at Long Bridge Lutheran Church. She served as several offices of the ladies aid and Sunday School. She enjoyed baking, her flowers, traveling and spending time with her grandkids.
Lucille is survived by her children, Karen (Richard) Arbogast, Long Prairie; Jeanne (Larry Schmidt) Olson, Excelsior, MN; Susan (Gary) Jones, Seattle, WA, and James (Vickie) Olson, Long Prairie; brothers, Arthur Mortensen, Swanville; and Lester Mortensen, Long Prairie; and sister, Helen Swenson, Indianapolis, IN; nine grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Wendell, brothers, Charley, Elmer, and Howard, and sister, Hazel Wilson.
Obituary and on-line guestbook available at www.williamsdingmann.com.

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