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Laura L. Olsen

Friday, December 10, 2010

Laura L. Olsen, age 101, of Storm Lake, died Dec. 7, 2010 at Methodist Manor Retirement Community in Storm Lake.

Memorial services will be at a later date at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake.

Laura "Lucille" Olsen was born Dec. 30, 1908 in Witt, Ill., the daughter of Alfred and Carrie (Smith) Baysinger. As an infant, Lucille was baptized and later confirmed in 1941 at Rolling Forks Lutheran Church in Sedan, Minn. Growing up, Lucille attended grade school.

On Feb. 19, 1925, Lucille was united in marriage to Martin William Olsen in Cherokee. Together, they were blessed with two children: Dorothy Mae and David William.

Lucille was a member of Ladies Aide and the United Methodist Church in Peterson, Iowa. She enjoyed reading and cooking. Lucille treasured visiting with her family and relatives. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children: Dorothy Tam of Storm Lake; David (Shirley) Olsen of Peterson; six grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren; extended family and friends.

Lucille was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; one sister; one grandson; and one son-in-law.