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Lorraine Olson Dec. 28, 1931 - Aug. 4, 2009

WILLMAR -- Lorraine Evelyn Olson, 77, of Willmar, died Tuesday at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.

The service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Word of Faith Family Church in Willmar. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Willmar.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are with Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar.

She was born Dec. 28, 1931, to Victor and Pauline (Knade) Lundeen. She grew up in the Cokato area and graduated from Cokato High School in 1949.

She married Earl Irve Olson on Nov. 25, 1965, in Bagley and they lived in Willmar. She worked as a laboratory technician for 30 years at the University of Minnesota Poultry Division in Willmar.

She was a 40-year member of Alanon and a sponsor of Alateen.

She is survived by her husband; stepdaughter: Kathy Nelson of Brooklyn Park; three stepgrandchildren; and one brother: Paul (and Frances) Lundeen of Hutchinson.

She was preceded in death by a stepson: Larry Olson; four brothers; and two sisters.