Mary Jane Olson, Edgerton (1929 - 2014)

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Friday, May 9, 2014

August 16, 1929 - May 7, 2014

Mary Jane Olson, 84, of Edgerton, passed away on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at St Mary's Hospital, Janesville, with her loving family by her side. She was born on August 16, 1929, in the Township of Sumner, Edgerton, daughter of the late James and Esther (Hollingsworth) Wileman. She was united in marriage to Herbert Olson, on November 26, 1947, at the Primitive Methodist Church of Busseyville. He preceded her in death on May 13, 1998. She was a member of the Busseyville Church. Mary had worked at Nunn Bush shoes for many years. She enjoyed gardening, reading and housekeeping. In the past few years, Mary enjoyed spending time with her dear friend, Ruffin Staffrude, wintering in Florida, but her favorite thing was to spend time with family.

She is survived by one daughter, Barbara (Gary) Walters of Janesville; three sons: Raymond (Gail) Olson, James (Kathy) Olson and Thomas (Judy) Olson, all of Edgerton; 8 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; one brother, Thomas (Carol) Wileman; and one sister-in-law, Joan Wileman, both of Fort Atkinson. She was preceded in death by one son, Steven Olson; two brothers, Albert and Jerry; one granddaughter, Megan; and one son-in-law, Steve Luebke.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at the EHLERT FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATIONS SERVICES, (US HWY 51 N), Edgerton, with the Rev. Richard Lewis officiating. Burial will be in the Fassett Cemetery. Friends may call on Saturday, May 10, at the funeral home, from 9:30 a.m., until the time of the service. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy memorials may be made to the Busseyville Church or the Tri-County Community Center. Condolences may be expressed at ehlertfuneralhome.com

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