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Jill J. Olson

Jill J. Olson

Jill Joann Olson, 54, of Woonsocket, SD, died December 1, 2013, in her home surrounded by family.

Jill Olson, daughter of Ray and Sharon (Ferguson) Johnson, was born January 24, 1959, in Britton, SD. She grew up and graduated from Britton High School in 1977. She attended Northern State College in 1977 and graduated in 1981 with a degree in teaching. She was employed by the Woonsocket School District until 2013.

Jill was united in marriage to Craig Olson in 1991 along with his 3 wonderful daughters, Michelle, Tara, and Carli.

She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Woonsocket. She loved teaching, quilting, and spending time with her grandkids, nieces and nephews. Most of all she loved spending time with her soul mate, Craig, along with her family and friends.

She shared her life with Craig Olson, her 3 step-daughters, Michelle Virginia and fianc Tony Manobianco, Phoenix, NY, Tara (Adam) Larson, Sioux Falls, SD, and Carli (Nathan) Grace, Hartford, SD; her parents Ray and Sharon Johnson, Britton, SD; her brother Bruce (Kitty) Johnson, Britton, SD; her 4 sisters Dawn (Wayne) Moreau, Dennis, MA, Laurie (Wayne) Polzin, San Jose, CA, Tamara (friend Ken) Johnson, LeSeur, MN, and Jennie (John) Niven, Orlando, FL; her mother and father-in-law Arvid and Evelyn Olson, Sioux Falls, SD; sister-in law Gloria (Jerry) Klaas, Woonsocket, SD, and brother-in-law Doug (Kim) Olson, Sioux Falls, SD, and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.