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Jeanette Olson

Jeanette Mildred Olson, 95, of Kanawha passed away Thursday, August 30, 2001 at the Kanawha Community Home.

Jeanette, the daughter of Severt and Ragnhild (Nerheim) Jacobson was born April 21, 1906 at Story City, Iowa. In 1914, she moved with her parents to a farm near Kanawha, where she received her education.  Jeanette was confirmed at the Kanawha Lutheran Church.  She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran until it closed in 1993 and she transferred to Kanawha Lutheran.  She was an active member of St. John’s ELCW.  Jeanette was united in marriage with Joe Olson on December 29, 1926, at the Lutheran parsonage in Kanawha.  She and Joe moved to Kanawha in 1968.  Joe passed away March 9, 1970.

Jeanette enjoyed flowers, gardening and crocheting.  She entered the Kanawha Community Home on February 18, 1998.

She is survived by three sisters: Almina Jacobson of Mason City, Selma Braun of Mankato, Minnesota, and Lillian Naussner of Clear Lake; one niece; Noreen Roberts; two nephews: Ronald Dempsey and Steve Braun; three great nieces and two great nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and three brothers.

 

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