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Elk Horn Cemetery
Shelby County, Iowa
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Lot 14 A South Graves 7 and 8 Eddie worked for Marne Elk Horn Tele Co for many years. Leota was well known in the community, their son Jim operates a business in Atlantic. Another son lives in Clinton IA


Harlan Tribune
Harlan, Iowa
Tuesday, June 23, 1998
Page 6B

Nellie Leota Madsen Olsen - 82
June 13, 1915 - May 2, 1998

ELK HORN - Nellie Leota Olsen was born June 13, 1915 to Andrew and Johanna Christensen Madsen in Cass County. She died May 2, 1998 at the Salem Lutheran Nursing Home in Elk Horn at age 82.

She married Edward Eddie Olsen Dec. 23, 1933, in Atlantic. They lived all their married life in the town of Elk Horn. She was a member of the Elk Horn Lutheran Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; four brothers: Homer, Harold, Bill and Elmer and one sister Martha.

She is survived by two sons: Jim Olsen (Dolores) of Wiota, and Wayne Olsen (Nancy) of Clinton; grandchildren: Todd Olsen (Amy), Russell Olsen, Tad Olsen (Sarah), Trudy Dalton (Bob), Tane Olsen, J. Darwin Olsen (Sue), Tye Olsen (Christine) Tod Newell (Danny); great-grandchildren: Travis Olsen, Erin Olsen, Gage Olsen, Rebecca Willit, Tracy Olsen, Kristen, Kelly, and Kathleen Dalton, Randy and David Olsen and Dylan Newell; great great grandchildren: Tressa and Dillon; sister Mary Laursen of Atlantic and other relatives.

Funeral services were held May 6, 1998 at the Elk Horn Lutheran church with Rev. Mike Williams officiating. Burial was in the Elk Horn Lutheran cemetery. Honorary casket bearers were: Emory Hoegh, Herb Christiansen, Dan Newell and Tim Fredericksen. Casket bearers were Tad Olsen, Bob Dalton, Mike Hansen, Todd Olsen, Terry Sanders and John Darwin Olsen.

Steen Funeral Home, Kimballton, in charge of arrangements.

Transcribed and contributed by Marthann Kohl-Fuhs 6/11/2017

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Group EntryMADSEN OLSEN, N. Leota (Nellie Leota)

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