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Dorothea Elvina Nelson Olson
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Birth: Nov. 14, 1910
Big Falls
Koochiching County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jul. 16, 1983
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA

Dorothea was born to Wilhelm and Sigrid (Suthhuse)Nelson in Waukana (obsolete small town 7 miles due north of Big Falls MN). She was the oldest of three children. Dorothea and her sister Idella/brother Walter were raised in an old school house in Waukana. Both preceeded her in death. Dorothea was married to Erhard Olson on December 15, 1941. She and Erhard lived in International Falls and raised two granddaughters-DeMaris and Clarice. Dorothea enjoyed cooking, walking with nature, her little forrest creatures, singing and drawing. She was well known for growing a wide variety of flowers and plants. She was especially proud of her rose garden which housed 101 rose bushes.  
Evergreen Cemetery
Big Falls
Koochiching County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: De Olson
Record added: Feb 06, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17827745
Dorothea Elvina <i>Nelson</i> Olson
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It's been a litte over 28 years since you left us grandma. I miss you and think of you often...wishing you and grandpa could be at my wedding next month. You and Grandpa are in my heart forever. 08/05/2011
- De Olson
 Added: Aug. 5, 2011

- Cindy Bender
 Added: Apr. 25, 2010
You are missed and lovingly remembered.
- DeMaris
 Added: Feb. 6, 2007

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