Alice Cecilia Olson, 97, of Minneapolis, formerly of Cambridge passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at Mt. Olivet Care View Home in Minneapolis.
She was born January 1, 1924 in Isanti County, Minnesota to Elmer and Beatrice (Peterson) Findell. Alice grew up in Walbo, attended the Dowling Country School and graduated from Cambridge High School in 1942.
On October 31, 1943 she was united in marriage to Franklyn Olson at Dalbo Baptist Church. They lived at Franklyn’s home farm and lived their entire married life there. After Franklyn’s passing, several years later Alice moved to Minneapolis .
She worked for the Cambridge Woolen Mills, Warner Hardware and the Holiday Station Stores.
Alice was a member of Karmel Covenant Church, Ballentine VFW Auxiliary, past president of USS Yorktown Auxiliary and past president of WWI Auxiliary
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Franklyn, sons Larry, Ron and Roger, and brothers Virgil Findell and Eugene Findell.
Alice is survived by her daughter-in-law Maggie Olson of Minneapolis, grandson Tim (Anna) Olson of Alexandria, three great granddaughters Emily, Abby and Avery, as well as other family and friends.
Services are currently pending.
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