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Flora Pearl "Ma" Peterson Olson
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Birth: Dec. 2, 1889
Olena
Henderson County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 1975
Monmouth
Warren County
Illinois, USA

Oquawka - Mrs. Flora Pearl Olson, 85, Oquawka, died Fri. at 4:20 a.m. at Monmouth Community Memorial Hospital, following a long illness. She was born Dec. 2, 1889, at Olena, Henderson County, and married Ralph H. Olson on Jan. 1, 1907, in Oquawka. He died Nov. 29, 1953.

She is survived by 5 sons, Gerald of Oquawka, Cecil of West Minster, CA; Hal of Freeport; Ralph of Baytown, TX; and Nile of Gladstone; five daughters, Mrs. Lena Calhoun in CT, Mrs. Bernadine Chapin, Oquawka; Mrs. Madaline Malmen and Mrs. Kathleen Cude both of Ft. Myers, FL; and Mrs. Marie Brown of Boulder, CO. There were four sisters - Mrs. Thelma Carlton of Monmouth, Mrs. Eva McCartney, Mrs. Marie Kesler, and Mrs. Lois Wolford all of Burlington, IA; 26 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren

A daughter of John & Minnie Alace Putney Peterson, she was a member of Olena United Methodist Church. Funeral will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Oquawka United Methodist Church, with Rev. Claire Noblett, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Oquawka Cemetery. Friends may call at Sederwall Chapel, Biggsville, Sunday, 7:30 - 3:30 p.m. (Sept. 19, 1975) 
 
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 Parents:
  John M. Peterson (1848 - 1936)
  Minnie Alace Putney Peterson (1866 - 1942)
 
 Spouse:
  Ralph Herman Olson (1882 - 1953)
 
 Children:
  Edith Alice Olson Endicott (1909 - 1933)*
  Bernadine Olson Chapin (1911 - 1985)*
  Marie Agnes Olson Brown (1915 - 2002)*
  Marion E. Olson (1917 - 1969)*
  Gerald D. Olson (1918 - 1990)*
  Hal D. Olson (1929 - 1996)*
  Nile Olson (1935 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  John M Peterson (1883 - 1943)*
  Ira Brown Peterson (1885 - 1968)*
  Flora Pearl Peterson Olson (1889 - 1975)
  Thelma Dongola Peterson Carlson (1901 - 1995)*
  Lois Dorothy Peterson Wolford (1904 - 1989)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oquawka Cemetery
Oquawka
Henderson County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Shawdau
Record added: Oct 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77878522
Flora Pearl Ma <i>Peterson</i> Olson
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Flora Pearl Ma <i>Peterson</i> Olson
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