ANDERSEN OLSON, ANN MARIE - Burt County, Nebraska | ANN MARIE ANDERSEN OLSON - Nebraska Gravestone Photos


Lyons Cemetery
Burt County,

Temporary Marker

Ann Marie Olson was born to Henry T. and Clara (Andersen) Olsen on April 3, 1935. She passed away February 14, 2018 at her home in Lyons, Nebraska, at the age of 82.

Born in rural Lyons, she spent her early years with her family on a farm near the Blackbird community. She attended the country school of Edgington and graduated from Lyons High School in 1952.

Ann married Gary Olson on November 22, 1953. They farmed near Bertha in rural Burt County before moving to Lyons in 1968.

Ann worked hard her entire life as a dedicated wife, mother, and homemaker. She ran her own flower shop in Lyons for many years, worked several years at the Logan Valley Manor, and retired after 20 years as a Supervisor for Region IV/NorthStar Services. In between work and family, she attended college, nearly completing all coursework for a bachelor’s degree. She and her sister jointly ran Thomasen Acres.

Ann was a devoted member of her church and was very active in her community. One of her proudest accomplishments was raising 5 independent and successful children. She enjoyed music, gardening and shopping for her family and friends. She loved spending time with her family and loved her dogs.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Lawrence Olsen; daughter-in-law, Karen Olson; brother-in-law, Leo Olson; all members of the Lyons community.

Survivors include her husband of nearly 65 years, Gary of Lyons; sister, Elda of Lyons; children, Mike of Lyons, Marcia (Robert) Koory of Omaha, NE, Brent of Council Bluffs, IA, Kevin of Chicago, IL, Julia (Lyle) Georgeson of Gretna, NE; 12 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She loved them all.

Contributed on 3/6/18 by blplek
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Record #: 322014

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Submitted: 3/6/18 • Approved: 3/7/18 • Last Updated: 3/12/18 • R322014-G322013-S3

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