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Muriel V. Olson Nov. 17, 1921 - May 13, 2009

WILLMAR -- Muriel Victoria Olson, 87, of Willmar, died Wednesday at Bethesda PleasantView Nursing Home in Willmar.

The service will be at 11 a.m. June 13 at Tripolis Evangelical Lutheran Church near Kandiyohi. Burial will be in Ebenezer Lutheran Cemetery.

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

She was born Nov. 17, 1921, in Willmar to Carl and Emma (Cederstrom) Klint. She grew up in Willmar and graduated from Willmar High School in 1939.

She married Clifford V. Olson on Dec. 4, 1940. Following World War II, they lived in Minnesota, Montana and, in 1952, moved to Minneapolis. They moved to Willmar in 1973. She was a long time employee of Sears, Roebuck and Company and also worked at Jennie-O Foods and the Willmar State Hospital. After she retired in 1988, she worked part time with her cousin wallpapering and painting in the Willmar area. She was a member of Tripolis Evangelical Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her children: Joey (and Joan) Olson of Minneapolis, Klint (and Sherri) Olson of Willmar and Carolyn Loftus of Austin, Texas; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her husband in August; two sons: Dennis and Darryl; two brothers; and one sister.