Obituary for Lois M. Olson

Lois M. Olson

Lois M. Olson, 91, Marshfield, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2021, at Marshfield Medical Center.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at St. John’s Catholic Church, Marshfield, where the family will receive relatives and friends from 9:30 am until service time. The service will be live-streamed at Rev. James Weighner will officiate. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Marshfield. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be grandchildren, Matt, Chris and Brian Olson, Joe Becker, Tiffany Zawislan, Heidi Jungwirth, and Tara Nelson. Rembs Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Lois was born on June 29, 1929, in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, to Alphonse and Genevieve (Pfeffer) Ripp. She was united in marriage to Orman J. Olson on August 6, 1949, at St. Boniface Catholic Church, in Manitowoc. He died on May 14, 2003.

Lois is survived by her children, Sue (Bob) Hargraves, Mike Olson, Nancy (Dave) Hodsdon, and Scott Olson. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Matt Olson, Chris Olson, Heidi Jungwirth, Tiffany Zawislan, Joe Becker, Brian Olson, and Tara Nelson and 13 great-grandchildren, Maddie, Corey, Hailey, Riley, Dakota, Trevor, Tristyn, Talan, Chase, Tenley, Payton, Preston, and Piper. She is further survived by two brothers, Greg (Kay) Ripp and Doug (Gloria) Ripp.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and a great-grandson, Tyler.

Memorials may be designated in her name to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

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