Des Moines Register
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
OBITUARY - FAY M. (GREEN) OLSON
Fay M. OLSON, 86, passed away, Sunday, January 3, 2010 at Wesley Acres. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m.,
Thursday, January 7 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2600 E. Euclid, Des Moines. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial
Gardens Cemetery. Her family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m., Wednesday at Iles Funeral Homes – Grandview Park
Fay was born August 2, 1923 in Decatur City, Iowa, the daughter of Dessie and Clarence GREEN. She graduated from
Kellerton High School and moved to Des Moines in 1942. On June 1, 1946 she was united in marriage to Harold "Olie" OLSON
in Adel. Fay worked as a clerk at Super Valu for many years. She retired in 1984. Fay was an active member of Prince of
Peace Lutheran Church. She was involved with the community center in Norwoodville and enjoyed crocheting and playing cards.
Fay is survived and lovingly remembered by her brother, Ray GREEN (Mildred) of Lubbock, TX; sister, Lura GILMAN (William)
of Urbandale; several nieces and nephews, including, Jeri Jo HARNE (Warren), Teri Ann HENKELS (Paul), Gary Allan AGAN
(Karen), and Sondra ABERNATHY (Keith); and many great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her
husband Harold; and two brothers, Merle and Vaughn GREEN.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church or Wesley Acres.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, July of 2010
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