Eleanor Tena Olson -- Austin

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Eleanor Tena Olson -- Austin

AUSTIN -- The funeral for Eleanor Tena Olson will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Worlein Funeral Home Chapel in Austin, with the Rev. Pastor Gordon Larson officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Mona, Iowa.

Miss Olson, 98, of Austin, died Saturday (Nov. 13, 2004) at Sacred Heart Care Center in Austin, where she had lived 31⁄2; years.

She was born Oct. 28, 1906, in rural Minnesota. The family later lived in the Bowman, N.D., area before moving to Lyle. After completing her education, she worked in St. Paul for a short time and then in Chicago as a telephone operator and supervisor for Illinois Bell. She traveled extensively after retirement before returning to Minnesota.

Survivors include nieces and nephews. Three sisters and a brother preceded her in death.

Friends may call an hour before the service Saturday at the funeral home.