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Obituary of Ruth M. Larson - (1914 -15 Sept 1995)

Services were 19 Sept 1995 for Ruth M. Olson, 81, of Arthur at the Kiron Baptist Church. The Rev Larry Odle officiated with burial in Hayes Township Cemetery south of Arthur. Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Olson died 15 Sept 1995 at the Colonial Manor Care Center in Odebolt.

Mrs. Olson was born 9 Feb 1914 in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Olaf A. and Ida K. (Karlsson) Larsson. She graduated from high school in Los Angeles and took a secretary course at a business college in Los Angeles. She then worked for more than 15 years as a secretary and bookkeeper for Weyman Brothers Co. in Los Angeles. She married Oscar Olson 26 Sept 1947 in Los Angeles. The couple farmed in the Arthur area for more than 32 years. He died in 1979. Mrs. Olson was a member of the former Arthur Baptist Church where she was organist for many years. She joined the Kiron Baptist Church in 1978 when the Arthur church closed.

Survivors include a son and his wife, Alan and Marcella Olson of Marble Falls, Texas; a daughter and her husband, Carol Ann and Michael Houston of Omaha; four grandchildrren, Ashley, Kris, Bradley, and Sara; a sister-in-law, Esther Seckman of Sac City; a nephew, niece and cousin.


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