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Leona M. Olson
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Obituary for Leona M. Olson

Leona M. Olson, 83 of Pecatonica, IL died at 8:45 p.m., Friday, May 12, 2017 at home after a lengthy illness.

She was born January 17, 1934 in Rockford, IL, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Mildred (Zimmerman) Bennett. Leona married Robert Olson in Pecatonica, IL on February 10, 1979. She was employed by Barber Colman. She was a member of First Congregational Church. The family would like to extend a very special thank you to Northern IL Hospice and especially to Sue, Trista and Noreen

Survivors include daughters Deborah Taylor and Trudie Boomer both of Pecatonica, IL; son Robert (Maria) Hulbert of Rockford, IL; daughter Denise (Matt Storey) Olson of Rockton, IL; stepchildren Alan (Sherri) Olson, Randal (Pam) Olson both of Pecatonica, IL, Susan (Steve) Nelson of Denver, CO, Patricia (Rex) Lender of Pecatonica, IL, Dana (Tim) Eschen of Roscoe, IL; 15 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Leona was preceded in death by her parents, husband, stepson Timothy Olson, a granddaughter and sister Ruth Barrickman.

Funeral ceremonies to be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 16, 2017 in First Congregational Church, 633 Reed Street, Pecatonica, IL with Reverend Duane Hoffman officiating. Burial to be in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Machesney Park, IL. A visitation will be held at the church from 9:30 a.m. until time of ceremony on Tuesday.

Memorials may be given to Northern Illinois Hospice, 4215 Newburg Road, Rockford, IL 61108 or First Congregational Church, 633 Reed Street, Pecatonica, IL 61063.


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Visitation

Tuesday

16

May

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
First Congregational Church

633 Reed Street
Pecatonica, IL 61063

Funeral Ceremony

Tuesday

16

May

11:00 AM
First Congregational Church

633 Reed Street
Pecatonica, IL 61063

Cemetery Details

Location

Sunset Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens

8800 N Alpine Road
Machesney Park, IL 61115


Memorial Contribution

First Congregational Church

633 Reed Street
Pecatonica, IL 61063

Northern Illinois Hospice

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