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Olson, Lloyd E.
Lloyd E. Olson, 89, of Galesburg died at 6:50 am Saturday, November 24, 2012 in Seminary Manor Nursing Home.

He was born July 1, 1923 in Randolph, Neb. the son of Erick O. and Olga M. Johnson Olson. He married Shirley H. Ramp on March 21, 1943 in Knoxville, Ill. She survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Pat (John) Pheiffer of Davenport, Iowa and Dorothy (Jim) Beavers of Galesburg; four grandchildren, Lavona (Rich) Kenney, Jeff Beavers, Jodi Beavers and John (Karyn) Beavers and four great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Linette Johnson.

Lloyd was a farmer his entire life, farming in the Wataga and Galesburg area. He graduated from Farmington High School. He was a member of the Knox County Farm Bureau. He loved antique engines. Lloyd was a member of the Wataga Congregational Church, serving on the church board.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10 am Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Rev. David Kramer and Rev. Greg Ellcey will officiate. Visitation will be 5-7 pm Monday evening at the chapel. Burial will be in Wataga Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Wataga Congregational Church or Harbor Lights Hospice. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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