Submitted by Melva L. Taylor
The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
February 1, 1961 - Wednesday, pg 2 col 1
LAURA Caroline (Steinke) OLSSON
Mrs. Laura C. Olsson Funeral On Thursday
Tampico: - Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Schmitt Funeral Chapel in Tampico for Mrs. Laura C. Olsson, 79, who died Monday in the Remmert Nursing Home in Roanoke following a long illness.
The Rev. Henry J. Holverson, pastor of the Tampico Methodist Chukrch, will officiate. Burial will be in the Tampico Memorial cemetery.
Laura Caroline Steinke was born in Bell Plain township, Marshall county on Feb. 1, 1881, the daughter of August and Caroline Kutzner Steinke. She was educated in the Marshall county schools. She married Joseph Merton Olsson in March 1900. They spent almost all of their married life in Tampico.
She was a member of the Tampico Methodist Church, Harmony of the church and Tampico Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Survivors are one brother, Louis Steinke, Peoria, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and several sisters.