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Clara Olson (Ostlie)

Birthdate: (88)
Birthplace: IA, USA
Death: March 15, 1986 (88)
Clayton County, IA, USA
Place of Burial: Luana, Clayton, IA, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Gilbert L. Ostlie and Anna Ostlie
Wife of Henry T. Olson
Sister of Henry Lewis Ostlie; Alma Eline Anderson; Henry Bennett Ostlie; Ella Sophia Nygaard; Blanche Nesvik Wander (Ostlie) and 5 others

Managed by: Carol Ann Selis
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About Clara Olson

Clara Ostlie

Born: 24 Jul 1897

[city], [county], Iowa, USA

Died: 15 Mar 1986

Iowa, Clayton, Colorado, USA


Henry Olson

Born: abt 1895 in [city], [county], Iowa, USA

Died: 1903 in Garnavillo, Clayton, Iowa, USA

Marriage: 11 Jan 1917 View Info

Children Sex Birth

Hiram Clarence Olson M 20 Dec 1917 in Iowa, Clayton, Gunder, [country]

Gerald Theodore Olson M 1 Dec 1920 in [city], [county], Iowa, USA

Milo Olson M 17 Aug 1922 in [city], [county], Iowa, USA

Marion Olson M abt 1927

Clarine Olson F 4 Mar 1933 in [city], [county], Iowa, USA

Donald Olson M 3 Feb 1935 in [city], [county], Iowa, USA


Clara Olson

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Birth: Jul. 24, 1897

Death: Mar. 15, 1986

Clara was the daughter of Gilbert and Anna (Jacobson) Ostlie. She passed away at the Community Memorial Hospital in Postville. She was baptized and confirmed at the East Clermont Lutheran Church and attended the Woodland School.

On January 11, 1917 she was married to Henry T. Olson at the Parsonage in Clermont. To this union six children were born. They farmed near Gunder until 1959 when they moved to Luana where Clara has lived until the present time.

She is preceded in death by her parents, 3 sons, Hiram, Milo and Gerald, 4 sisters, Alma Anderson, Ella Nygaard, Blanche Nesvik and Helen Yauslin, 3 brothers Henry, Archie and Lloyd and a granddaughter in infancy.

Surviving are her husband, Henry, 2 sons, Marion and his wife, Fern, of Monona, Donald and his wife, Jan, of Postville, a daughter, Clarine and her husband, Lloyd Schutte of Castalia, 16 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and 2 sisters, Gladys Halverson of Postville and Hazel Reierson of Clermont.

Rev. Ted Ager officiated.

Source - Funeral Bulletin from St. John Lutheran Church, Luana, Iowa, March 17, 1986

Family links:

 Gilbert L Ostlie (1859 - 1945)
 Anna Jacobson Ostlie (1866 - 1936)

 Hiram Olson (1917 - 1957)*
 Gerald T Olson (1920 - 1970)*
 Milo A Olson (1923 - 1954)*
 Clarine Olson Schutte (1933 - 2000)*
 Donald Olson (1935 - 2001)*

 Henry T Olson (1894 - 1986)

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Clara Olson's Timeline

July 24, 1897
March 15, 1986
Age 88
Clayton County, IA, USA
Luana, Clayton, IA, USA