Karen Olson, 1959-2014

Published 10:11am Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Karen Faye Olson, 55, of Albert Lea died Friday, July 18, 2014, at her home. A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Friday. The Rev. Katie Pals will officiate and interment will be at Our Savior’s Lutheran Cemetery in Kiester. Please see www.brussheitner.com to leave online condolences. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home of Wells is in charge of arrangements.

Karen Olson
Karen Olson

Karen Faye was born March 26, 1959, in Albert Lea, the daughter of Myron and LaVonne (Bakken) Olson. She graduated from Kiester High School in 1977, before attending Jackson Vo-Tech. Karen has held many positions throughout her life. She most enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Karen is survived by her daughter, Liz Hovland (Adam Christopherson), of Detroit Lakes and son, Timothy Shane, of Taopi; four grandchildren, Christopher Herman, Ryan and Evan Christopherson and Hunter Shane; mother, LaVonne Olson, of Kiester; siblings Ricky (Lori) Olson of Albert Lea, Susan Hagen of Bismark, N.D., and Danny (Chris) Olson of Kiester; and many nieces, nephews and their families.

She is preceded in death by her father, Myron.