Kathleen Olsen

Obituary - Kathleen E. Olsen

Submitted

Kathleen E. Olsen, age 66 of Monticello passed away on Monday, September 23, 2013 at Centra Care Health of Monticello.  A 
Celebration of Life will be held on Friday September 27, 2013 from 4 PM to 7 PM at Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel, 250 East Broadway, Monticello.  There will be a service at 6 PM.  Private interment.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.  Funeral arrangements are with the Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel of Monticello.
  
Kathleen was born on October 2, 1946 in Rochester, MN to Donald and Lorraine Dingler.  She loved her job working with junior high school students in Elk River.  She enjoyed traveling, and spending time with family and friends.  Kathleen’s hobbies included cooking and shopping.  Her greatest joy was found spending time with her grandchildren.  

She is survived by her husband Ralph;  son Erik (Dana) Olsen of Becker;  daughter Kim (Darin) Nygaard of Monticello;  four granddaughters Haley and Lindsay Olsen, and Lisa and Lea Nygaard;  and mother Lorraine Dingler.  Kathleen was preceded in death by her father Donald Dingler. 

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NEW BIG LAKE BOUTIQUE OWNERS are Beth Koch, Shanna Romsdahl and Aadra Mielke.

FROM HOLLYHOCK FARM near Becker, Teresa Kukowski and her alpaca Francine have beautiful eyes and make beautiful garments from alpaca wool.

(L to R) Michelle Garcia and Steve Karel, two of the newest faces at the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge, are looking forward to the opening of the Oak Savanna Learning Center in October. (Photo by Aleah Stenberg)

VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE Big Lake’s Knowledge Bowl Team made their very first trip to state last week and came home with sixth place medals. Team members are (from the left), Jake Dickinson, Jack Flicker, Peter Wallace, Tim Poffenberger and Jacob Block. The team is coached by Teacher Angela McCormack. (Submitted photo).