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 Maxine E <I>Shannon</I> Olsen

Maxine E Shannon Olsen

Sac County, Iowa, USA
Death 17 Oct 2012 (aged 80)
Milford, Dickinson County, Iowa, USA
Burial Nemaha, Sac County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 100150097 · View Source
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Dec. 23, 1931 -- Oct. 17, 2012
Maxine E. Olsen, age 80, of Spirit Lake, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at the Milford Nursing Center. She was born Dec. 23, 1931, in Sac County, to Wylie and Verna (Fort) Shannon.

Maxine graduated from the Nemaha High School. She was united in marriage to Donald Olsen Dec. 1, 1949, in Nemaha. Donald passed away April 10, 2009.

Maxine held secretarial positions at the A.S.C.S. office in Sac City and then at the Newell School. In the mid 70s, Maxine owned and operated Lots-A-things Gift Shop for several years. In 1977, Maxine and Donald bought the Ford Dealership in Hartley, later retiring to Spirit Lake. She was a member of the United Methodist Church. Maxine enjoyed spending her spare time working with her plants and flowers.

Maxine is survived by her daughter, Rachel Nesheim and her husband, Walter, of Newell; three grandchildren, Hope McCully, Ben (Jill) Nesheim and Kalmer Olsen; great-grandchild, Spencer Allen, Alexis, Kylie and Caden Corrin; sister, Marylynn Petersen; snd sister-in-laws, Mary Lou Carney and Connie Olsen; and a host of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Donald; and her son, Wylie Kalmer Olsen.

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  • Created by: Dale & Corinne Wise
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100150097
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Maxine E Shannon Olsen (23 Dec 1931–17 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100150097, citing Nemaha Cemetery, Nemaha, Sac County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Dale & Corinne Wise (contributor 47132213) .