Submitted by Melva L. Taylor
The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
March 19, 1976 - Friday, pg 6
BESSIE H (Shelton) OLSSON
Mrs. B. Olsson, Rock Falls, Dies
Mrs. Bessie H. Olsson, 813 1st Ave., Rock Falls, died Thursday evening at Rock Falls Colonial Acres at the age of 91.
Funeral services will be held at the Wheelock-Allen Funeral home in Rock Falls on Monday at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. David L. Beebe, pastor of the First Christian Church of Rock Falls, officiating. Burial will be in Tampico Memorial Cemetery. Friends may call at the Wheelock-Allen Funeral home on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Mrs. Olsson was born Feb. 14, 1885 in Nebraska, the daughter of William C. and Hannah Elizabeth Shelton.
Mrs. Olsson is survived by two brothers, Paul Shelton of Glendale, Calif., and H. Brittt Shelton of Central City, Neb., two half brothers, Thomas Shelton of Kaweah, Calif., and Brian Shelton and one half sister, Martha.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Roy Olsson.