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Ole A. Olsen 1880-1955

OLSEN, CHRISTANSEN

Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 2/7/2014 at 19:39:11

Olea [Ole] Olsen, Retired Farmer, Dies
Olea A. Olsen, 74, retired farmer, died shortly before four this morning at Holy Family hospital. Olsen had suffered a fractured hip more than a year ago and has been in poor health since that time. He had been hospitalized for the past six months.

Olsen, a native of Denmark, came to the United States in 1909 and was naturalized on Sept. 7, 1918. He has been a resident of the vicinity since his arrival in America.

Until seven or eight years ago, he farmed his farm in Estherville township, and then retired from active farming and moved to his home at 415 South Eighth St. He is a member of the Estherville Lutheran church.

Survivors include five brothers and two sisters still living in Denmark.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Estherville Lutheran church, Rev. LG. Hinderaker presiding. Friends may call at the Sandin funeral home from Wednesday evening until the time of services. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, March 1, 1955)

According to the 1925 Iowa Census, His parents were Anna Christansen and Meds Olsen


 

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