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Olive Cecelia Samuelson – 1980 (MRS. BEN HOUSER)

Services were held Friday, Oct. 17 at Christensen Funeral Home in Ida Grove for Mrs. Ben Houser, 81, of Kiron. She died Wednesday Oct. 15, 1980, at the Odebolt Colonial Manor Nursing Home. The Rev. Gary Clark, Robert Lundberg and Martin Hamlin officiated. Burial was in Hayes Township Cemetery at Arthur.

The former Olive Cecelia Samuelson was born Nov. 5, 1898 in Wheeler Township in Sac County. She was a lifelong area resident. She was married in 1936. Mr. Houser died in 1973. Mrs. Houser resided at Colonial Manor Nursing home for the past year.

Survivors include a brother, Joe of Kiron; and two stepsons, Harry and Harold Houser, both in California.

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