PETERSON, MN - Beverly J. (Haslerud) Olson, 81, of Peterson, MN died on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at the Chosen Valley Healthcare Center in Chatfield, MN.
Bev was born on July 18, 1936, in Peterson to Joseph and Bertha (Woxland) Olness. She was raised in Peterson where she attended school through tenth grade. Bev graduated from Rushford High School. She married Paul Haslerud on March 17, 1956. Bev was a Navy wife for 30 years, caring for her family in many states and in Morocco. She returned to her home town of Peterson after Paul's retirement. Paul died in 1997. On February 19, 2000, Bev married Donald "Lewie" Olson. Bev was a very active member of Grace Lutheran Church in Peterson. She was also a member of the Peterson Legion Auxiliary, the Bev Club and was a Girl Scout leader.
She is survived by her husband, Lewie; three children: Jon (Gracie) Haslerud of San Diego, CA; Joel Haslerud of Whiting, Indiana and Joni (Gery) Peine of Cannon Falls, MN; seven grandchildren: Tiffany, Amber, Erik, Carol, Lori, Lauren and Jacob; four great-grandchildren: Aiden, Oliver, Emmitt and Evelyn; and a sister Barb (George) Hovland of Rushford, MN.
Bev was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Paul; two granddaughters, Janelle and Noelle; two siblings: Carrol and Jean; and by a brother-in-law, Dave.
The funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7, at Grace Lutheran Church in Peterson with The Reverend Sarah Brown officiating. Burial will be in the East Grace Lutheran Cemetery in rural Peterson. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Hoff Funeral Service in Rushford and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church.
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Such great memories of Bev helping out at Barbs daycare! She will be missed!!
Don and Diane Eide , Danessa and Dalton
I loved going to Aunt Bev's house and going thru all her Avon. She had the coolest stuff!!
Trish Olness Smith
Beverly was the sweetest lady she will be missed . Sending love and prayers to the family God Bless. Jenine Chamblin
Bev was such a kind and fun person to be around and work with. Always a smile and a kind word. She will be missed.
Some of us grandkids
Beck was a sweet and beautiful women, inside and out. She got me to join, the women's auxsilery. We will miss you Bev.
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