Olivia Simpson

Olivia Simpson

1912 - 2017

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Obituary of Olivia Simpson

Olivia Nathalia was born on April 25, 1912 the daughter of Oscar and Laura (Johnson) Nesterud just south of Stordan on the family farm. Throughout her life Olivia held many positions as a cook; the Madelia nursing home for 20 years, Etter's Cafe for 14 years, Tassler's Cafe in Lamberton and worked as a fill-in cook around the Madelia Community in her retirement years. She enjoyed bowling, traveling, baking and cooking and will always be remembered for her Lefse. Olivia was a member of the VFW Auxiliary and Trinity Lutheran Ladies Aid.

Olivia Nathalia Simpson age 105, of Madelia, Minnesota died on October 14, 2017, at Luther Memorial Home in Madelia.

She is survived by her sons, Alfred "Bud" Johnson, LaVern (Maryls) Johnson and Merle Johnson; sister-in-law, Betty Nesterud; 7 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Olivia was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Alfred Johnson and Dale Simpson; daughter, Opal Sanders; son-in-law, Richard Sanders; sisters, Lorraine McLean, Leora Baldwin and Marvel Laswell; brothers, Alton and Marvin Nesterud and daughter-in-law, Janice Johnson.

 

Monday
23
October
Visitation
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday, October 23, 2017
Trinity Lutheran Church-Madelia
406 W. Main St.
Madelia, Minnesota, United States
Monday
23
October
Service Information
11:00 am
Monday, October 23, 2017
Trinity Lutheran Church-Madelia
406 W. Main St.
Madelia, Minnesota, United States
Interment Information
Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Madelia
West, Co. Hwy 3
Madelia, Minnesota, United States
Reception
A luncheon will take place in the church immediately following interment.