Olga Kral, 103, Albert Lea
Published 6:00 am Sunday, March 16, 2014
Funeral services for Olga Kral, 103, of Albert Lea, will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. The Rev. Jim Rushton will officiate. Interment will be at Bohemian National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. today at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com
Olga died Thursday, March 13, 2014, at St. John’s Lutheran Community.
Olga Kral was born on Dec. 21, 1910, to Olaf and Eline (Severson) Olson in Haugesund, Norway. In 1914, at the age of 4, Olga’s family immigrated to Iowa. She attended school in Northwood. On Sept. 17, 1932, Olga was united in marriage to Charles Kral in Glenville. Together they farmed east of Glenville retiring in 1980. After retiring the couple moved to Albert Lea. She was a member at First Lutheran Church in Glenville. Olga enjoyed gardening, baking and making homemade doughnuts.
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Survivors include her son-in-law, Robert Olson of Glenville; grandchildren Linda (Phil) Herman of Blaine, Judy (Kevin Flatness) Olson of Albert Lea, Marcy (Kurt) Hamberg of Fridley and Brian Olson of Redding, Calif.; great-grandchildren Jesse (Kazuyo) Lau, Ryan (Amy) Marker, Corinne Marker, Amber (Brian) Peterson, Lauren Hamberg and Zachary Hamberg; four great-great-grandchildren; one nephew and two nieces.
Olga was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Dorothy Olson; brother, Ed Olson and sister, Erna Pals.