JUSTINE (Herrmann) OLSON
Mrs. Hans Olson Succumbs Friday
Walnut: - Mrs. Hans (Justine) Olson, 85,
died Friday at Walnut Manor Nursing home.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday at St.
John's Catholic Church in Walnut with Father Fagen officiating. Burial will
be in Walnut Cemetery. Visitation will be 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the
Ross Funeral Home in Walnut. Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m.
The former Justine Herrmann was born Oct. 7,
1889 in Ettelbruck, Luxemborg. She came to American on March 21, 1920 and
for the next two years was a personal maid for the Veilie family who resided
where the Plantation is in Moline. She married Hans Olson on April 8, 1922
in Mason City, Iowa and resided there a number of years before moving go
rural Walnut. She was a member of St. John's Catholic Church, the Normandy
Community Club, the American Legion Auxiliary, War Mothers and the Altar and
She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Paul
(Lilly) O'Dell of Walnut and one son, Harry Olson of Walnut. She was
preceded by her husband.
(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls,
Illinois, Sept. 14, 1974 - pg. 2,
submitted by Melva L. Taylor)