Irene Olson

Irene Olson, 89, of Staples, passed away February 20, 2018, at her home. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 24 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Staples, with Father Joe Korf officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. 

Interment will be at Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Staples.

Arrangements were by Brenny Funeral Chapel in Staples.

Irene was born June 26, 1928 in Wyoming to Clarence and Anna (Reichel) Olson. She was raised on a farm west of Staples and lived in Staples all her life. Irene worked at Munsingwear for many years. She took care of her parents until they passed away. Irene enjoyed baking, playing the harmonica, gardening, quilting and dog, Skippy.

Irene is survived by one brother, Jim Olson, of Staples; one sister, Margie Miller, of Atkins, IA and many nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister-in-law, Daneen Olson and brother-in-law, Eldon Miller. 

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