|Birth: ||Mar. 6, 1920|
|Death: ||Aug. 11, 2010|
Funeral services for Vivian Olson of Glenwood, formerly of Starbuck, were held Saturday, August 14, 2010 at 11:00 am at East Zion Lutheran Church of rural Starbuck. Reverend Becky Worner officiated. Burial was at the church cemetery.
Vivian Irene Aslagson, daughter of Henry & Gina (Klevann) Aslagson, was born March 6, 1920 at Starbuck, Minnesota. She grew up in the rural Starbuck area, where she was baptized and later confirmed into the Lutheran faith by Rev. G.O. Forde at St. John's Lutheran Church. Vivian graduated as Valedictorian of her Starbuck High School Class of 1938. She then attended one year of normal training in Glenwood, and after graduating, furthered her education at Moorhead State Teachers College. After graduating, she returned to Starbuck and taught in rural schools in the Starbuck and Kensington areas. On July 17, 1943, she was united in marriage to Arthur J. Olson at St. John's Lutheran Church in rural Starbuck. They farmed and made their home in Milbank, SD until 1947, at which time they returned to Starbuck, where they lived and farmed for 36 years in Langhei Township. In 1983, they retired and moved into Starbuck, where they lived until moving to the Glenwood Estates Apartments in 2003. Art passed away on February 9, 2005. Viv has continued to live at Glenwood Estates since that time.
Vivian died on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at the Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood, MN, having lived to reach the age of 90 years.
She is survived by five children: Joseph (Gail) Olson of Graham, WA, James (Peggy) Olson of New Prague, Mary (Carroll) Suckstorff of Kensington, David (Kathy) Olson of Coon Rapids and Daniel (Diane) Olson of Brandon; 17 grandchildren: Josh (Michelle) Olson, Luana (Mark) Ciccarelli, Regina (Danny) Brill, Tanya (Chad) Friese, Sarah (Justin) Hoidahl, Ryan (Brittany) Suckstorff, Kristi (Jason) Wildman, Trevor Olson, Trent Olson, Kyle Olson, Taryn Olson, Kari Olson, Trista Olson, Kailley Olson, Andrew Olson (fiancÚ, Maria), Jocelyn Olson and Nicki Olson; 10 great-grandchildren: Alyvia Brill, Maddie Ciccarelli, Austin Friese, Ayden Friese, Evan Friese, Jayden Hoidahl, Kendall Hoidahl, Kaylee Suckstorff, Aubri Suckstorff and Miles Wildman; three sisters-in-law: Florence Hensel of Park Rapids, Margaret Aslagson of Starbuck and Muriel Aslagson of Starbuck, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband; one great-granddaughter, Krista Suckstorff; daughter-in-law, Marlys (Odegaard) Olson; her parents; two brothers: Harry & Sidney Aslagson and infant twin siblings.
Pallbearers for the service were: All of Vivian's Grandchildren. Monica Gosseling will serve as organist for the service, with special music being provided by Monica Gosseling and Reverend Becky Worner.
Starbuck Funeral Home in Starbuck is in charge of the arrangements.
Obituary: Herman Hoffman Tribune - August 20, 2010
Arthur Joseph Olson (1911 - 2005)*
East Zion Cemetery
Created by: T Burt
Record added: Sep 14, 2010
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Added: Sep. 14, 2010