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Majorie Angeline Olson

Majorie Angeline Olson

Aug. 7, 1927 - Jan. 5, 2013

MORA - Marjorie Angeline Olson passed away peacefully at the St. Clare Living Community in Mora, MN on January 5th, 2013 at the age of 85.

Funeral Services will be at 11:00 A.M. on Thurs., Jan. 10, 2013, at Calvary Lutheran Church in Mora, MN. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 P.M. on Wed., Jan. 9 at the Akkerman - Ingebrand Funeral Home in Mora and 1 hr. prior to the service at the church on Thurs. Interment will be at 11:05 A.M., on Fri., Jan. 11, at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. Condolences may be posted to

Marge was born on August 7th, 1927 in Starbuck, MN to Ole and Alice (Olson) Tharaldson and was baptized at East Zion Lutheran Church, confirmed at Crow River Lutheran Church in rural Belgrade and graduated from Brooten High School in 1945.

On May 30, 1948, Marge was united in marriage to Robert L. Olson at Crow River Lutheran Church. In 1950, they moved to Onamia, MN and then in 1954, they moved to Mora, MN. Marge spent the next 58 years raising her family and supporting the community by volunteering and participating in several activities. Marge was a member of the Mora Credit Union Supervisory Committee and worked for Fingerhut, was a Census Taker, an Election Judge, and also reported the Kanabec County News on WCMP radio for many years.

Marge enjoyed being with family and friends, traveling with Bob to many different places, watching "her" Minnesota Twins, bowling, playing golf, cribbage, pool and other games whenever she could.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter Carol Olson, her parents, sisters Jean Gates, Irene Kowitz, brother Omer, brother-in-law's John Olson, Al Wehseler, Hiram Gates, and sisters-in-law Doris Olson and June Tharaldson.

Marge is survived by two daughters; Barb (David) Brasgalla of Farmington, MN, Lynette (Rex) Nowlan of Gilbert, AZ; two sons; Brad (Kari) Olson of Isanti, MN; Brian (Christine) Olson of Plymouth, MN; four grandchildren; Michael and Amanda Brasgalla, and Rachel and Nicole Olson. Also surviving are her siblings: Ernie (Kathi) Tharaldson of Graceville, MN; Harbee (Sandy) Tharaldson of Story, WY; Lynn (Rosie) Tharaldson of Lakeville, MN; Delan Tharaldson, Bloomington, MN; Donovan (Marlene) Tharaldson of New London, MN; Lon (Ruthie) Tharaldson of Richfield, MN; Vicky (Jay) Hegman of Isanti, MN; brother-in-law Ken Kowitz of Pierz, MN; sister-in-law Corrine Wehseler of Belgrade, MN and numerous nieces and nephews.