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Obits > 2005 - Clyde Olsson

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Prophetstown Echo - Oct. 25, 2005

Clyde Olsson


            Clyde Olsson, 95, of Prophetstown, IL died Thursday, October 21, 2005 in the Hospice Unit of CGH Medical Center, Sterling.  Services were held Monday, October 24, 2005 at the First Lutheran Church, Prophetstown.  Burial was in Riverside Cemetery.  A memorial fund has been established.  Arrangements are being handled by the Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Prophetstown.

            Clyde was born May 29, 1920 in rural Rock Falls, IL the son of William and Anna (Johnson) Olsson.  He married Helen Majeski on October 4, 1933 in Rock Falls, IL.  She preceded him on October 5, 2005.

            Clyde graduated from the former Coyne Electrical Institute in Chicago.  He was a life long farmer in the Prophetstown area.

            He was a member of the First Lutheran Church and the Prophetstown Lions Club.

            He is survived by sons and daughter-in-law, William, Albuquerque, NM, Frank and Ashley, Clayton, CA, four grandchildren and a sister, Eileen Leesman, Sterling, IL.

            A sister, Marjorie Olsson, also preceded him.



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