Marjorie Olson

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Marjorie Elizabeth (Lundgren) Olson

Marjorie E. Olson
April 10, 1931 • August 4, 2018

Marjorie Elizabeth (Lundgren) Olson, 87, of Murdock, Minnesota, passed away at home Saturday, August 4, 2018 with her family present.  

Funeral services were Tuesday, August 7, at 2:00 p.m. at Bethesda Lutheran Church of Murdock, with Pastor Dan Croonquist officiating.

Margie was born April 10, 1931 on a farm southwest of Murdock to George and Elsie (Gregersen) Lundgren.  She was baptized at Kerkhoven Lutheran and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran of Benson.  She attended DeGraff grade school and graduated from Benson High School in 1949.  She went to Charles T. Miller School of St. Paul, Minnesota and graduated as an LPN.

Margie was united in marriage to Ardell Olson, June 29, 1955,  at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Benson.  They enjoyed 60 years of marriage and were blessed with three children: Cheryl, Robert, and Alan.

She was in rural youth, 4-H, Dozenette Homemakers, Bloodmobile, Swift County Auxiliary, Historical Society, VFW, active in Bethesda Lutheran Church and a foster grandma at KMS schools.

She enjoyed Bible study, playing cards, traveling, visiting, and playing with her 10 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

She is survived by children: Cheryl (LeRoy) Froehlich, Robert (Cindy) Olson, and Alan (Dorinda) Olson; grandchildren: Mike (Candice) Olson, Tom (Darcy) Froehlich, Steve Olson, Kris (Josh) Wagner, Jesse (Carla) Olson, Wayne Olson, Jon (Karen) Froehlich, Kala (Todd) Rudningen, Becky (Jeremy) Schafer, Ashley (Kasey) Holm; great-grandchildren: Carter Novak, Luke Froehlich, Teagen Froehlich, Emily Wagner, Cole Froehlich, Shane Froehlich, Leah Wagner, Devin Rudningen, Vanessa Olson, Trent Olson, Alissa & Alaina Rudningen, Kassie Olson, Hailey Rudningen, Madilyn Froehlich, Kinsley Schafer, Finley Holm, Bryce Olson, Abigail Froehlich, Jerrett Olson, Landon Holm, Allison Froehlich, and Kasen Schafer; siblings: Mel (Pat) Lundgren, Gen Nystrom, and Ken (Sharon) Lundgren; many nieces, nephews and relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ardell Olson; parents George and Elsie Lundgren, brother-in-law Don Nystrom and great-granddaughter Lauren Olson.

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