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Mrs. Minnie Toleen Olson (C. M.) --Born 1862 -- died abt 1831(2)

Kiron, Jue 3 (Special to the Review) --- Mrs. C. M. Olson, a long time resident of Kiron, passed away at her home in the west part of town early Sunday morning after an illness of about a year's duration. Mrs. Olson was able at times to be up and about and it was not thought serious until the later weeks when her heart was affected, causing her death.
Mrs. Minnie Olson was born in Smaland, Sweden in the year 1862. She immigrated to America with her parents and after a few years here she returned with them to their native land. In the year 1905 she came to relatives in Omaha. She worked in Omaha for some time, later coming to Kiron where she cared for her aged aunt, Mrs. Duncan, until her death.
She was united in marriage to Carl M. Olson in 1908 and since has made her home in Kiron.
Mrs. Olson was a devout Christian woman. She was highly esteemed by all who knew her. She took great interest in those in need. especially in homes for the aged and children's orphanages. In the Dorcas Society of the Baptist church of which she was a loyal member, she always filled her place and for many years held an office. Mrs. Olson was a loving and true wife and mother and will be missed by the family. She was 69 years, 4 months and 12 days of age.
She leaves to mourn her departure, her husband, Carl M. Olson, two children, Mrs. H. Christiansen of Odebolt; and Ed Olson of Kiron, on brother, Oscar Toleen of Sweden, a large number of relatives and a host of friends.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at 1:30 from the home and at 2 o'clock from the Baptist church, conducted by Rev. Gordon Carlson, pastor of the Baptist church and Rev. H. A. Faugerstrom, pastor of the Free mission church. Special singing was rendered. The floral offerings were beautiful, of deep love for the departed. The pall bearers were S. M. Sjogren, Adolph Salmonson, C. S. Johnson, A. J. Clauson, N. E. Larson and V. H. Youngquist. Interment was made in the Arthur Baptist cemetery.
A large number of friends and relatives from Odebolt, Arthur and Boyer attended the funeral and those from a distance were Mrs. Christine Carlson, Mrs. Mathilda Smith, Mrs. G. E. Gaines, Mrs. Ralph Reams, and Mrs. Philip Carlson of Omaha and Mrs. Holt of Sioux City.

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