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Carol I. Olson

Carol I. Olson

Oct. 27, 1930 - Aug. 14, 2008

WILLMAR -- Carol Irene Olson, 77, of Willmar died Thursday at Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park.

The service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church in Willmar.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Tuesday at the church. Arrangements are by Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar.

She was born Oct. 27, 1930, in Bagley to Carl and Minnie (Krohn) Aamodt. She grew up in Bagley and graduated from Bagley High School in 1948. She then attended business school.

She married Gordon Olson on March 25, 1951, in East Grand Forks. They lived in Grand Forks, N.D., until 1958, when they moved to Kandiyohi. They moved to Willmar in 1965. She worked various jobs, including R.E.A., Cash Wise Foods and Bethesda Homes.

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Willmar where she was active in sewing club.

She is survived by her children: Heidi Olson of Pennock, Tom M. (and Ellen) Olson of Burnsville; four grandchildren; and siblings: Gloria, Howard, Arthur, David, Idella, John and Bonnie.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon, on Oct. 25, 2004, and one brother.