Lyla Olson

Lyla Marie Olson, age 62, of Dorchester died peacefully November 25, 2017 at Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah. She was cremated through Martin Funeral Home of Waukon and it was her wish for no public memorial service. Immediate family members will hold a private celebration of life. Cards of sympathy can be sent to Lyla’s sisters.

Lyla was born November 23, 1955 in Caledonia, MN to Edward and Gladys (Ranzenberger) Olson. She was a 1974 graduate of Caledonia High School. She loved the farm and country life, and also was a long distance semi-truck driver.

Survivors include one daughter, Christy (Scott) Miller of Rollingstone, MN; two granddaughters, Hannah Miller of Onalaska, WI) and Nichole Miller of Rollingstone, MN; one great-granddaughter, Kalei of Onalaska,  WI; five sisters, Darlene (Lyle) Inglett of Spring Grove, MN, Sandra (Bruce) Eddy of Caledonia, MN, Denise (Gary) Wiemerslage of Caledonia, MN, Lorna Lantz of Morgantown, WV and Sharon (Don Jr.) Burroughs of Caledonia, MN. Survivors also include several nieces and nephews; her lifelong, close friend, Richard Hefte of Dorchester, and his daughter, Dana Hefte of Dorchester. Lyla was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Stanley (Farm) Olson.
 

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