Stoughton- Yvonne R. Olson Ninneman, age 79, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 11, 2014 at Stoughton Hospital, surrounded by her family.
She was born in Argyle on August 29, 1934, the daughter of Lloyd and Anna (Jacobson) Olson. Yvonne graduated from Argyle High School. She worked for the Milwaukee Railroad for many years. Yvonne retired, at the age of 65, from Cenex Cooperative in Cottage Grove, where she met the love of her life Ken Link. Together they enjoyed travelling, especially to NASCAR races, and to Arizona and South Carolina to visit friends. She truly enjoyed taking care of her family and special pets.
Yvonne is survived by three children, Gale (Jim) Pandow, Walter "Fritz" Ninneman and Corrine Ninneman; four grandchildren, Brandon Warczak, April Wentz, Katie Young and Kacie (Colin) Fosdal; brother, Harry Olson; nieces, Lynn (Ron) Boeck and Diane (Mike) Paulson; and nephew, Ron (Jeanie) Olson. She was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved life partner, Ken; brothers, Eldon and Sheldon; sister-in-law, Ruth Olson; and nephew, Ricky Olson.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Cress Funeral Home in Stoughton.
A special thank you to the staffs of Azura Memory Care, Heartland Hospice and Stoughton Hospital for their care and support. Yvonne will be deeply missed by all who knew her, most of all by her family.