THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Elizabeth K. Olson
Issue Date: October 4, 2017
Elizabeth K. "Betty" (Schlosser) Olson, 83, of Lena passed away Monday, Oct. 2, 2017.
Born Sept. 17, 1934 in Lena, to Oscar and Mary (Kort) Schlosser, she was a lifelong resident there and graduated from Lena High School. She married Donald K. Olson on Sept. 17, 1955 at St. Charles Catholic Church in Lena and they recently celebrated 62 years together. The couple lived in Appleton before returning to Lena in 1967 where she was a longtime member of St. Anne's Parish.
She is survived by her husband, Donald; seven children and their spouses, Terri (David) Witt, Oconto Falls, Kenneth (Lori) Olson, Sherwood, Oh., Katie (Bob) Gorde, Dousman, Rick (Dawn) Olson, Sheboygan, Gerry (Wendy) Olson, Sussex, Ann (Glen) Orsburn, Appleton and Mary (Larry) Kropp, Green Bay; 17 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Margaret Shallow; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Schlosser; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Garey and Debbie Olson and many other relatives and friends.
Including her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, George Schlosser and brother-in-law, Oliver Shallow Jr.
Friends may call at St. Anne Catholic Church, 209 East Main St., Lena on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 9 a.m. until time of a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., with Rev. Nonito Barra officiating. Burial will be at a later date in St. Charles Cemetery in Lena. Rhodes Charapata Funeral Home of Lena is assisting the family with arrangements.