Submitted by Melva Taylor
The Sterling Gazette, Sterling, IL
September 30, 1983 - Friday, pg A6
ELFREDA (TILDA) OLSON
Tampico: - Miss Elfreda (Tilda) Olson, 94, Tampico, died early Friday morning at the Sterling Care Center following a long illness.
Funeral servicses will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Allen-Schmitt-Garland Funeral Home, Tampico, with Rev. Brad Wilson, pastor of the Tampico United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Tampico Memorial Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday from noon until the time of services. A memorial has been established to the Tampico Ambulance Service.
Tilda Olson was born on March 14, 1889 in Sweden, the daughter of Engerman and Emma (Johnson) Olson. Surviving are one brother, Boline Olson, Tampico; and one sister, Mrs. Sigrid Pierson, Tampico. She was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.