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Services set for Frances Olson

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Former Chesterton resident Frances P. Olson, 89, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2009. A resident of Elgin, Ill., she died at Sherman Hospital.

She was born Oct. 3, 1920, in Johnson City, Tenn., the daughter of Jesse Ernest and Mary Elizabeth Irene (Fisher) Keller, who preceded her in death.

On March 27, 1941, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, she married Walfred Olson, who on Feb. 16, 1988, also preceded her in death.

She is survived by two children, Laura Hedden of San Diego, Calif., and Ken (Linda) Olson of Lakewood, Colo.; by grandchildren Amy Hogan, Jennie Aimstead, Ryan Hedden, Brian Olson, and Angela Hoak; and by six great-grandchildren.

Frances was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and of the Chesterton/Porter Business and Professional Women. She was a bookkeeper and secretary for many years.

Funeral services, Pastor Erik Bernth officiating, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. Second St. in Chesterton, with burial to follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until the time of service on Tuesday at White-Love.

Memorials may be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2050 W. 1100N, Chesterton, IN 46304.

For information call 926-1309.



Posted 10/19/2009