Anita Joyce Olson
Anita Joyce Olson
  • November 3, 1931 - April 29, 2017
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Olson, Anita Joyce

Passed away at the age of 85 on April 29, 2017 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Anita was born November 3rd, 1931 in Antler, North Dakota to Albert and Myrtle (Peterson) Willander, and married Gene Olson on November 14th, 1955. She spent her early years in Dawson, MN and the majority of her life in Coon Rapids. Anita loved flowers, birds, dogs, movies, and collecting items with apples on them. She shared an infectious laugh and smile with everyone around her.

Anita is survived by her Children, Terry of Las Vegas, Nevada; Tom of Soldotna, Alaska; and Tammy Nelson (Peter) of Eagle River, Alaska; her Grandchildren Hannah Nelson of Eagle River, Alaska; Andrew Murray of Lyndhurst, Ohio; Natalie Murray-Saenz of Marina del Ray, California; and her Sisters, Natalie, Vernie, and Yvonne.

She is preceded in death by her Parents Albert and Myrtle, her Spouse Gene, and Sisters Valerie Feilen and Maxine Marquardt.

4:00 PM-7:00 PM, Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at
Gearhart Funeral Home,
11275 Foley Blvd NW,
Coon Rapids, Minnesota

12:00 PM, Thursday, May 4, 2017
Dawson Cemetery,
Dawson, Minnesota

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Minnesota Stroke Association.

Arrangements under the direction of
Gearhart Funeral Home,
Coon Rapids, Minnesota