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Eileen Adelaide (Curtiss) OlsonJune 2, 1923 ~ November 3, 2017 (age 94)
Eileen A. Olson (Curtiss), age 94, was called to join her Savior on November 3, 2017. She was a resident of Stearns Place in Paynesville. Services will be held Wednesday, November 8th, 11:00 a.m. at the Grace United Methodist Church in Paynesville. Visitation is one hour before service at the church. Interment will be in the Burr Oak Cemetery.
Eileen was born to Homer & Ruth Curtiss on June 2, 1923, in Atwater, MN. She graduated from Atwater High School in 1941. In 1942 she married Adolph Olson. Together they raised three daughters and farmed by Grove City in Union Grove Township. Eileen worked daily on the farm, helping Adolph milk cows, feed livestock, work the fields and also took care of a very large vegetable and flower garden which was admired by many. She was a member and officer in the local S.W.A.Ps (Sisters with a Purpose) and an active member of the Grace United Methodist Church where she served on several committees and attended Sunday services, adult Sunday School and Joanna Circle.
She moved off the farm into Stearns Place in 2013. She enjoyed bingo, daily coffee and any & all scheduled outings that were offered. She loved to be on the go!
She is survived by her daughters; Bonnie (Ken) Miller of Rochester, Etta (Ron) Holmgren of New London, LuAnn (Dave) Yattaw of Minnetonka. Sisters; Shirley DeBoer of Litchfield, Marlene Radunz of Dassel, Judy (Norm) Silge of St. Croix Falls, WI. Also survived by 6 grandchildren; Cindy (Randy) Hoffert, Tom (Tammy) Miller, Aaron (Leah) Holmgren, Christopher (Holly) Yattaw, Amber (Steve) Vick, Britt (Chris) Clark, 15 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great-Great Grandchild. And many, many friends, nieces, nephews and neighbors. Eileen is preceded in death by her husband, Adolph. By her brothers, Howard (Bud), Wally, Sheldon & Arlin Curtiss.
Memorials will be donated to Grace United Methodist Church and The American Heart Association.