Funeral services will be held Monday, April 28 at 10 a.m. at Behrens-Wilson Funeral Home in Rapid City, S.D. for Joan D. Olson, Rapid City, formerly of Fargo and Aurora, Colo., who died Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Rapid City Regional Hospital.
Burial will be in Black Hills National Cemetery in Fort Mead, S.D.
Joan was born May 9, 1927 in Marshfield, Wisc. From 1971 to 1979, the Olsons and their two sons lived in Rugby. In 1979 they moved to Fargo. There, she worked at North Dakota State University, in the business office at Old Main. She retired in 1990. In 1992 she moved to the Denver, Colo., area. Her son, James, joined her following his discharge from the Air Force. In April 1999 they moved to Rapid City, S.D.
She is survived by her sons, Clarence Frederick “Rick” Olson, Fargo, and James Aaron “Jim” Olson, Rapid City, S.D.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Master Sgt. Clarence Arthur “Art” Olson (USAF ret.); her parents; grandparents; sister, Lois Kallander, Aurora, Colo. (formerly of Moorhead, Minn.)
Arrangements by Behrens-Wilson Funeral Home of Rapid City, S.D.
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