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Bernice Katherine Olson

April 13, 1925 December 20, 2017
Bernice Katherine Olson
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Obituary for Bernice Katherine Olson

Bernice K. Olson age 92 of Emmons died on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 surrounded by her family at St. Johns Lutheran Home in Albert Lea, Minnesota.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Lime Creek Synod Evangelical Lutheran Church, rural Lake Mills, Iowa, with Pastor David Emmons officiating. Burial will be in the Lime Creek Synod Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Friday, December 29, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Mittelstadt Funeral Home, 902 East Main Street in Lake Mills and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.

Bernice Katherine (Dymbe) Olson was born on April 13, 1925 west of Emmons on the family farm in Winnebago County to parents Peter and Anna (Singelstad) Dymbe. She attended and graduated from Lake Mills High School and went on to attend Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls where she earned her teaching certificate. She taught country schools in the Emmons area and later taught kindergarten in the Emmons public school.

On April 23, 1948 Bernice was united in marriage with Clyde Olson at Lime Creek Synod Lutheran Church. Bernice remained an active member at Lime Creek until her health no longer permitted.

She enjoyed listening to old time music, reading cook books, and spending time with her cats.

Bernice is survived by her son Michael Olson of Rosemount, MN, and daughter Laura (Jim) Zenk of Emmons, MN; a sister Violet (Maynard) Tweed of Ames, IA; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Clyde; two brothers Oscar Dymbe and Ardell Dymbe; and a sister Senora (Hartwick) Holt.

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5:00 PM 12/29/2017 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/29/2017 7:00:00 PM
Mittelstadt Funeral Home

902 East Main Street
Lake MIlls, Iowa 50450

Mittelstadt Funeral Home
902 East Main Street Lake MIlls 50450 Iowa
United States

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10:30 AM 12/30/2017 10:30:00 AM
Lime Creek Synod Evangelical Lutheran Church

24076 495th Street Lake Mills, IA 50450

Lime Creek Synod Evangelical Lutheran Church
24076 495th Street Lake Mills, IA 50450

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