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Emma Barbara Olsen Rance
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Birth: Apr. 6, 1894
Morrison County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jul. 20, 1991
Wright County
Minnesota, USA

Father: Ole J. Mellemsdokken Olsen (Olson)
Mother: Annie Amundsdatter Olsen

Husband: William John Rance

** In Loving Memory of Emma **
Emma will be loved, missed and remembered
forever in the hearts of all who loved her.
Emma grew up in a large family in Mpls MN.
Emma and her Spouse William resided in
the Mpls MN area. Our family is not
aware of them having any children.
Ella's Cousin, daughter of Anton and
Hannah Olson, Oline Olson Carlson,
loved to talk about her beloved
Cousins Emma, Ella and Ella's other
Siblings. Oline had so much good to
say about her Cousins and Ella's Family.
In later years Emma resided at Booth Manor
in S. Mpls MN, prior to moving to Buffalo
MN. Booth Manor is a Senior Highrise on
the edge of downtown overlooking Loring
Park. Emma is survived by many relatives in
the USA, including MN and Norway.


Minnesota Death Index:
Emma Barbara Rance
dob: April 6,1894
dod: July 20, 1991
passed away in Wright Co. MN
Mothers Maiden Name: Amonson
Certificate: 019720

Social Security Death Index
Emma O Rance same dob, dod
last Residence Osseo, Henn Co. MN

Social Security Death Benefits:
Emma Olsen Rance
dob: April 6, 1894
born in Motley MN
Father: Ole J. Olsen
Mother: Anne Amonson
dod: July 20, 1991


Emma's Obituary
July 1991 ( possibly Mpls Star Trib)
Emma B. Rance
Age 97, of Buffalo MN,
formerly of Booth Manor
1421 Yale Place (Minneapolis)
Survived by Sister Ella Hokanson
Preceded in Death by Husband
William, Parents, 2 Sisters and
2 Brothers.

Emma's Funeral Services were held
at the Albin Chapel
2200 Nicollet Ave. S. Mpls MN
Visitation 1/2 hour prior to Service

Albin Chapel
Ralph and James Albinson

Emma resided at Booth Manor in
S. Mpls MN a long time. Booth Manor
is a 21 story Senior High Rise located
right across the street from the beautiful
Loring Park. The park has a small pond
with a walking bridge. Booth Manor is
operated by the Salvation Army.
Emma was social and she enjoyed
the many Senior Services and the many community Activities. Booth Manor is near downtown Mpls, many churches. not far from Nicollet Ave or Hennepin Ave./Lyndale Ave.
Emma really liked Booth Manor. She enjoyed
spending time with Family and Friends.
Emma's Cousin Oline Olson Carlson
loved to share fond Memories with
and about her Cousins. Emma and
her Sister Mabel Olsen Gilman
both resided at the Booth Manor
Highrise in their later years.
Both Emma and Mabel were Widowed
when they lived at Booth Manor.
Mabel preceded Emma in death.
Ella moved to the Ebenezer
Care Center/ Lake Ridge Manor
in Buffalo, Wright Co. MN
prior to her passing away.
Emma's Sister Ella Hokanson,
also a Widow, lived at the Buffalo
Care Center. Ella moved to prior to
her Passing away in Buffalo Minnesota.
Emma preceded Ella in death. Emma
loved to spend time with her Sisters
and Family.


Family information on LDS Family Search,
Minnesota Historical Society,, , other sites.

Emma's Father's given name was Ole Olsen
in Norway. Ole and other relatives changed
the spelling to Olson when they immigrated
to the USA. Some relatives kept the Olsen
spelling. Emma's Mother Annie appears to
have kept the Olsen spelling. Ole used
the Olson and Olsen spelling per records.
Annie signed his death certificate as Olsen
and his gravemarker has Olson. We have
Olsen and Olson spelling for our relatives
in same families. ( Ole's and Anton's)
Census Reports have Emma as Olson.
Our Family Tree has Emma as Olsen.
Emma's Obituary is included in
Ancestry. com.

There was an article written
about Emma when she lived at
Booth Manor in Mpls MN. It was
written by the Little Brothers
Friends of the Elderly Program
in Mpls. Formerly it was online.

Our Family welcomes more Family tree
and family history information, photos,
Memorial links, written Memorial Tributes
for Emma's Findagrave Memorial.

Family links: 
  Ole J. Mellemsdokken Olsen (1856 - 1935)
  Annie Amundsdatter Olsen (1863 - 1954)
  William John Rance (1894 - 1969)*
  Anna O. Olsen Samdal (1885 - 1975)*
  Ella Louise Olsen Hokanson (1888 - 1992)*
  Mabel M. Olsen Gilman (1891 - 1980)*
  Emma Barbara Olsen Rance (1894 - 1991)
  Raymond Arthur Olsen (1897 - 1929)*
  Merlin O. Olsen (1900 - 1930)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: no grave marker, buried next to spouse. Spouse William has a grave marker.
Lakewood Cemetery
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Section 50 , lot 32, grave 2
Created by: d lester
Record added: Nov 11, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 120186537
Emma Barbara <i>Olsen</i> Rance
Added by: d lester
Emma Barbara <i>Olsen</i> Rance
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- Family of Martin John and Oline Olson Carlson
 Added: Jan. 2, 2016

- Family of Aless and Dena Rachow Olsen
 Added: Oct. 16, 2015

- Family of Martin John and Oline Olson Carlson
 Added: Oct. 16, 2015
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