|Lucille A. Olson, 80, of Galva, passed away at 12:30 PM, Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at Courtyard Estates in Galva.
Cremation has been accorded and a memorial service will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, November 17 at Rux Funeral Home in Galva. Rev. Ann Champion will officiate. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 PM, Friday, November 16 at the funeral home. Inurnment will be in Galva Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the First Methodist Church in Galva.
She was born December 15, 1931 in rural Galva, the daughter of Clyde and Agnes Kapple. She married Roger D. Olson on October 14, 1950 in Galva and he preceded her in death on July 11, 2007. Survivors include a son, Jeff (Gail) Olson of Galva and two grandchildren, Anna and Ryan Olson. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Donald and two sisters, Martha and Jeannette.
Lucille graduated from Galva High School in 1949. She started training as a nurse at The Cradle in Evanston, IL, which was an Illinois Adoption Agency. She later worked at her sisters flower shop and later Lewin's Flower Shop in Galva. From 1987 to the mid 90's she and her family operated Olson's Family Tree Restaurant in Bishop Hill. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. In her early years she was a Cub Scout Den Leader and Chief Den Mother. She had also been active in the PTA. She enjoyed going to her cabin along the river. She thoroughly enjoyed following her grandchildren’s sporting events.