Elizabeth Olson


Elizabeth Louella McKee Olson was received in the arms of her Lord May 23, 2021. A memorial service will be at 11:00 AM Friday, May 28, 2021 at the Mitchell Wesleyan Church. Interment will be a Servicemen’s Columbarium in the Servicemen’s Cemetery, Mitchell, SD. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the memorial service.

Elizabeth was born November 15, 1939 to Julia Davis McKee and Thomas Mac McKee in Winner, SD. She graduated Todd County High School in 1956 and graduated x-ray Technology School in 1958.

She married Leland Dean Olson November 25, 1961; to this union three children were born, Sondra Lea, Sheri Beth and Steven Michael Olson.

The couple moved to Green Mt. Falls Colorado in 1975. They owned and operated Lakeside Cottages. They resided in Colorado for 29 years before retiring to SD in 2008.

Grateful for having shared her life are her husband, Leland, daughters, Sondra Waltenbaugh, Sheri (Jeff) Fowler, grandchildren, Kaila, Katrina, Jakeob, Alexander, Kyle, Zachariah, great grandchildren, Jason, Aubriana, Lumin, sister, Pat Petznick as well as many beloved nieces and nephews.

Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Audry and son, Steven.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to either the Wesleyan Church or to the Disabled American Veterans Association in her name.

Funeral arrangements under the direction of Will Funeral Chapel.

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