Betty J. Olson

Betty J. Olson

MADISON/WAUNAKEE- Betty J. Olson, age 84, went home to be with the Lord after a brief illness at The Agrace Hospice Center on February 17, 2014.

She was born on December 17, 1929 in Avoca, WI, to Ben and Myrtle (Johnson) Gottschall. She was united in marriage to Albert T. Olson, Jr., on September 13, 1951, and he preceded her in death in 1986.

She worked as a filing clerk at the General Casualty Insurance Company and retired in 1998. She then worked at Waunakee Manor for 15 years as a filing clerk. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and a member of the Alter Guild, Christ Care Small Group and Senior Connections.

Betty was a loving and caring mother, grandmother, great grandma and friend.

Survivors include two daughters, Nancy Olson of Sauk City, and Cindy (Dean) Frederick of Waunakee; four grandchildren, Barry Fox (Courtney Moore), Justin (Linda Kivisto), Ashley and Casey Frederick; three great grandchildren, Izaiah, Iverson, and Liam; and not to forget, many nieces, nephews and friends.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Albert; and two sisters, Phyllis (Norbert) Putz, and Darlene (Harvey) Theel. The family would like to give a special thanks to all the nurses and CNAs at Agrace Hospice Center.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., on Friday, February 21, 2014, at ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 2126 N. Sherman Ave., with the Rev. Gerry Kuhnke presiding. Burial will follow at Highland Memory Gardens. A visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 20, 2014, at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 2418 N. Sherman Ave., and also from 10 a.m. until the time of service at church on Friday.

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