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Marjorie Olson

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Marjorie Alice Olson age 92 of Nashua, IA, died Sunday, June 7, 2015, at the Floyd County Memorial Hospital in Charles City. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home – Olson Chapel in Nashua, with Pastor Bill Nielson presiding. Interment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Nashua with Marjorie’s family servings as pallbearers. Friends may greet the family from 4:00 – 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at the funeral home. Visitation continues an hour prior to the service on Wednesday. If so desired memorials may be give to the Nashua Public Library or the Nashua V.F.W. Legion Auxiliary. Marjorie Alice Olson was born February 15, 1923 in Horton, IA, the daughter of Harold and Lena (Seibert) Jordan. At the age of five her family moved to Nashua where she remained for the rest of her life. She graduated from Nashua High School in 1940. A few years after graduation she married the love of her life, W.G. “Bill” Olson in Fort Dodge, IA on November 17, 1943. To this union one son was born. While she lived in Nashua she was very active. She was a charter member of the Nashua V.F.W. Auxiliary and was also a fifty-year member. Along with that, she was a fifty-year member of the Eastern Star. Marjorie was the secretary at Nashua High School from 1965 – 1994. She enjoyed working at the school with the kids. Marjorie is survived by one son, Gary (Jeanne) Olson of Nashua; two grandsons, Eric (Kim) Olson of New Hampton and Brad (Andie) Olson of Osage; five great-grandchildren, Kallie Olson, Kacey Olson, Lydia Olson, all of New Hampton, Drew Olson and Rylie Olson of Osage. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Bill, on October 8, 1973; one brother, Wendell Jordan; two sisters, Helen Jordan and Juanita Wilken; one sister in law, Evelyn Jordan; one brother in law, Vernon Wilken.

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  1. Remember ‘Mrs.Olson’ from high school and then had many nice visits with her at the assisted living when I’d visit Mom there! A wonderful lady,she will be missed. Sharon & Ken Pinter

  2. Mrs. Olson was just the greatest of ladies! Such style and class! My sympathies to Gary, Jeanne and families – Gladice (Haut) Tidemanson

  3. As a 1980 Nashua High School graduate, I have fond memories. She was always positive and had a kind word for all of the students. May she rest in peace and may you all remember her through photos, laughter and music.

  4. To Gary, Jeanne and family, we are thinking of you all at this time and sending you our prayers. Gary and Sandy Wilkens

  5. My family and I will always remember her and your father with wonderful memories. She will be missed. Jim, Nelda, Larry & Debra

  6. It’s safe to say without this Grand Lady I wouldn’t have made it through High School. Rest In Peace Mrs. Olson. Our thoughts any prayers are with you Gary, Jeanne and Families.

  7. Margie will never be forgotten! A sweet, fiesty woman with a sweet smile. :heart: Happy I was able to get to know her!

  8. Gary, Jeanne and family, So sorry to hear about Marge. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. I have fond memories of her.

  9. Our condolences to the Olson family. Our family has so many great memories of being her neighbor so many years ago. She was a very special lady.

  10. Terry, Shawna, Haley & Shane Hillesheim lit a candle in memory of Marjorie A. Olson

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