Betty Olson

Betty Olson

Betty Olson, 62, of Blue River died Saturday, August 25, 2012 at the Richland Hospital. She was born August 8, 1950 in Richland Center the daughter of Milan and Carmen (Simpson) Olson. Betty graduated from Richland Center High School in 1968. She worked at Farmers and Merchants Bank and O’Bryan Brothers. Betty later graduated from Southwest Tech. Betty served as a caretaker for her mother for many years. She enjoyed crocheting doilies and doing many different crafts. Betty enjoyed spending time with her cats.

Betty is survived by her sister, Judy Luginbuhl of Verona, sister-in-law, Elaine Olson of Blue River, nieces and nephews, Kristi (Peter), Kevin (Dianne), Kory (Diane), Lori (Allen), and David (Paula), special great-niece Amanda Olson, special friends Dianne and Iona Knight, several great nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Betty was preceded in death by her grandparents, parents Milan and Carmen, and brother Richard Olson.

Private graveside services will be held at the Five Points Cemetery. The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service of Richland Center is assisting the family with their arrangements. Online condolences can be made at