Every life tells a story, here are some of the honored loved ones Olson Funeral Home has had the pleasure of helping. Click on the names below to view the obituary and send condolences online.
|Beverly Ann Oebser - March 6, 2014|
Beverly A. Oebser, age 79, of Menomonie, WI passed away Thursday, March 06, 2014 at Neighbors of Dunn County.
The former Beverly Ann Behling was born March 12, 1934 in Menomonie, WI to Harry and Myrtle (Lemke) Behling. She later met and married Ervin Oebser on August 26, 1953 at Peace Lutheran Church in Menomonie.
Beverly and her husband lived in the Hatchville area and later moved back to Menomonie where they raised their children. They...
|Chester "Chuck" Makis - March 5, 2014|
Chester "Chuck" D. Makis, age 72, of rural Eau Galle/Elmwood, WI died at his home on Wednesday, March 05, 2014.
He was born September 14, 1941 in Odebolt, Iowa to Paul E. and Alva M. (Frisk) Makis. Chuck graduated from North High School in Denver, CO afterwards joining the U.S. Marine Corps from 1959 – 1963. He married Ann Elaine Morrow on July 4, 1962 in Fontana, CA and they moved to the Eau Galle area in 1978. Also known by his co-workers...
|Donald C. Jensen - March 3, 2014|
Donald C. Jensen, 89, of Colfax, Wisconsin passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 3 at his winter home in Lakeland, Florida.
He was born January 22, 1925 in Albertville, Wisconsin to Chris and Velma (Shafer) Jensen. He attended Frazier Grade School and was a 1943 graduate of Chippewa Falls High School.
Don married the love of his life, Borgny Lee, June 1, 1946 at the Colfax Lutheran Church. They were thankful for every day of their more...
|Clebourne Graff - March 1, 2014|
Clebourne M. Graff, age 95 of Lucas Township, Wisconsin, died Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Solomon Hills Adult Family Home.
He was born June 24, 1918 in Lucas Township, WI the son of Ira and Marjorie (Morgan) Graff. He graduated from Dunn County Aggie. On June 11, 1941 he married Laura Bosshart in Clear Lake, WI.
Clebourne and his wife, Laura farmed together in The Town of Lucas. They also owned and operated Graff Nursing Home in...
|Larry W. Nordin - February 26, 2014|
Larry W. Nordin, age 67, of Prairie Farm, WI died Thursday, February 26, 2014 at Regents Hospital in St. Paul, MN.
Larry was born January 19, 1947 in Rice Lake, WI to Albert and Grace (Lewis) Nordin. He graduated from Turtle Lake High School and soon after began working at Barsalco in Barron. Larry then bought a Bar in Arland, sold it and moved to Las Vegas, NV where he drove "yellow cab." He came back to Wisconsin and married Ruth A. Flaw...
|Forrest Jones - February 25, 2014|
Forrest D. Jones, age 84, of Menomonie, died Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at Mayo Health Systems in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
Forrest Dewane Jones, son of Archie was born on December 20, 1929, in the town of Spring Brook, Dunn County, Wisconsin. In 1948, he graduated from Boyceville High School. Then in 1950 he enlisted in the Air Force for four years, serving in Korea in 1953.
Forrest married Marlys Mary Lemke on February 10, 1951 at...
|Norma Jean Rambo - February 23, 2014|
Norma Jean "Noland" Rambo, age 82, passed away peacefully on 2-23-14 at Faith Care Facility in Woodbury, MN. Her family was at her side. She was a much loved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend.
She is survived by her ex-husband, Lyle Rambo, her son Jim Rambo, and her daughter Debbie (Ron) Carlton, grandchildren Jeff Rambo/Ashley Williams and Jesse Rambo and Jamie Todd, Kammie Yoder, Chad Carlton, Kayla Carlton, and Great...
|Edward A. Olson - February 21, 2014|
Edward A. Olson, age 99, of Menomonie, WI passed away Friday, February 21, 2014 at Park View Home in Woodville with hospice.
Ed was born in Shand, Saskatchewan, Canada on July 31, 1914. His family moved to Menomonie, WI in 1925; where he graduated from high school in 1932.
He enlisted in the Navy and served until the war's end, gaining rank of gunners mate third class. On September 25, 1937 he married Lorraine Franklin at St. Paul's...
|Harvey Hinzman - February 20, 2014|
Harvey R. Hinzman, age 82, of Menomonie, died Thursday, February 20, 2014 at his home.
Harvey was born in Menomonie on August 10, 1931, to Helmuth and Agnes (Wendtland) Hinzman. He graduated from Barron High School and attended college at UW-River Falls.
He joined the US Army in 1950. After serving, he traveled to California and worked at Lockheed Aircraft. He married Jean Holte on August 28, 1953 in Sand Creek, WI. They had four children...
|Alan R. Spanks - February 17, 2014|
Spanks, Alan, R. "Al" of Menomonie passed away peacefully on February 17, 2014. He was born Jan. 16, 1942 in Lynn, Massachusetts to Arthur and Elizabeth (Griffin) Spanks. Al graduated from the Lynn Vocational School in 1959 and enrolled in the Air Force. He served on active duty for 8 years and in the reserves for 15 years. Al married Jean (La Fond) at the American Embassy in Tokyo, Japan on May 17, 1967. Al worked for Snyder Drugs for 35 years...
|Patricia Oberg - February 15, 2014|
Patricia Mary Oberg, age 86, of Eau Galle, died Saturday, February 15, 2014 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Menomonie.
Patricia was born March 24, 1927 to Roy and Marie (Strom) Klein in Ashland, WI. She graduated from Ashland Schools and went onto become a registered nurse at Bethesda Hospital in Minneapolis, MN. She worked at the University Hospital for a short time.
On June 25, 1955 she married Paul Oberg in Ashland, WI. They lived in...
|Jayden Boettcher - February 10, 2014|
Jayden Robert Boettcher, age 41, of Menomonie, WI passed away Monday, February 10, 2014 at Mayo Clinic Health System-Eau Claire.
He was born Feb. 20, 1972 in Austin, MN to Gary and Donnamae Boettcher.
At the age of 14, Jayden started playing in his mother's band and continued playing in other bands. He opened for Joe Diffy, Charlie Daniels, Ronny Milsap and many others. He purchased Dagen Entertainment and booked several bands.
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