Sterling --- Gail B. Olin, 69, of Sterling died
Saturday, July 28, 2007, at his home
Born Feb. 6, 1938, in Princeton to Charles and
Anna (Gealow) Olin, he married Rita Dettman Nov. 24, 1962, in Immanuel
Church in Rock Falls, where he served as a past council member, and a member
of the handbell and vocal choirs.
Also surviving are one daughter, Kris (Greg)
Sandrock of Deer Grove; one son, Brent (Jennifer) Olin of Sterling; one
sister, Shirley (Lawrence) Clausen of Walnut; one brother, Dick Olin of
Kasbeer; one sister-in-law, Evelyn Olin of Princeton; one brother-in-law,
George Lindberg of Justice; and four grandchildren, Luke, Tyler and Annie
Sandrock, and Jacob Olin.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one
sister, Judy Lindberg; one brother, Burt Olin; and one granddaughter Holly
Services were held Wednesday in the Immanuel
Evangelical Lutheran Church, Rock Falls, with the Rev. Henrietta Milner,
pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Oak Knoll Memorial Park.
Visitation was held Tuesday in the McDonald
Funeral Home, Rock Falls.
Memorials may be directed to Immanuel
Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hospice of Rock River Valley or ALS Research.
(Bureau County Republican, Princeton, Illinois,
August 2, 2007, pg. 5A,
submitted by Shirley Beams Simmons)