Hillivi Olson, of Mora, died on Monday, August 17, 2009. She was 95 years old.
FUNERAL SERVICES will be at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, August 21 at Akkerman-Ingebrand Funeral Home. VISITATION will be 1 hour prior to the service on Friday. INTERMENT will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Mora.
Hillivi Maria Olson passed away on Aug. 17, 2009 at the age of 95. She
resided at her own home until August 7, 2009. She was receiving end of
life care at the home of Dawn Davis until her passing.
Hillivi was born Feb 10, 1914 in Grass Lake township. She grew up on
the family farm of Gustaf and Sarah Norberg and attended school through
8th grade. She married Lawrence (Kim) Olson on Jan. 22, 1935 in Kanabec
County. They had three children, Dorothy, Gary and Elaine. Lawrence and
Hillivi farmed most of their married lives on the home place which they
purchased in 1943.
Hillivi enjoyed crocheting, knitting and quilting. She loved outdoor
activities such as ice fishing, gardening and camping.
She enjoyed being around her family very much. She was a wonderful
mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. She
will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Lawrence (Kim)
Olson, 14 siblings, daughter Dorothy Olson and grandson Ross Olson.
She is survived by her daughter Elaine (Curtis) Pierson of Mora; her son Gary (Diane) Olson of Mora; sister Ruth Winter of Palm Dessert, CA; four granddaughters; two grandsons; several great-grandchildren and three great great-grandchildren; plus many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services held on Friday, August 21 at Akkerman Ingebrand Funeral Home in Mora. Rev. David Everett officiated. Pallbearers are Roger Olson, Kevin Olson, Tim Olson, Corky Sundsvold, John Telander and Jerry Hawkins. Honorary pallbearers are Hillivi’s grandsons Kim Pierson, John Olson Sr., and (in memory) Ross Olson; plus her great-grandsons Cpl. Michael Olson, Spec. Jeffrey Olson, Cody Sjodin, John Olson Jr., Brandon Olson and Brent Palo. Interment at Oakwood Cemetery in Mora.