Inez Olson, 99, of Staples, passed away April 22, 2016 at the Lakewood Health System Care Center in Staples.
Memorial services were held, April 27, 2016 at Faith Lutheran Church, Staples, with Pastor Steve Sveom officiating. Interment was at Balsamland Cemetery in Aldrich.
Arrangements were with the Brenny Funeral Chapel, Staples.
Inez was born August 29, 1916, in Aldrich, to Claus and Mamie (Lindblom) Chilberg. She attended Country School # 136 in Aldrich.
She married Edward Olson on March 1, 1936 at Balsamland Lutheran Church, Aldrich. They lived on their farm south of Aldrich, before moving to Staples.
Inez worked as a nursing assistant at Lakewood Care Center and retired in her 70’s. After her retirement, she did in-home care. Inez lived at the Staples High Rise and for the past few years at LHS Care Center.
She was a talented at knitting and crocheting. She enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening, traveling, making her own soap, carpentry work and going to aquasize classes at the Community Center.
Inez is survived by two daughters, Joann (Dale) Current of Bertha and Marilyn (Dean) Paskewitz of Staples; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; seven great great-grandchildren; one brother, Herman Chilberg of Clarissa; one sister, Marian Fuller of Staples.
She was preceded in death by her parents: her husband; six sisters, Edna, Ruth, Alice, Myrtle, Mildred and Hazel; one grandson Todd Steven Current.
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