September 28,1944 Odebolt Chronicle
Death Claims Elna Olson - (1903 - 1944)
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at the Arthur Baptist Church for Elna Olson who died Monday September 25, 1944 following a lingering illness. She was the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Olson, born September 7,1903 in Wheeler twp., Sac County. Her mother passed away when she was 13 years old. When she was 15 she was baptized in the Arthur Baptist Church. On August 2, 1944 following an illness, she was taken to St. Anthony Hospital in Carroll, Iowa and was a patient there until September 1st, 1944 when she was brought home to live out her days with her family. She passed away Monday, being conscious to the end. Left to mourn her death are her five brothers, Arthur, Oscar, Clarence, Henry, Ernest and sisters, Esther and Hilma (Mrs. Siebrecht), all residing in Sac County.