Inga Olson obituary

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Friday, April 12, 1912
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After two weeks of slight ailment resulting from a fall, Mrs. Inga Bjornson Olson died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. F. B. Losey, at 7:30 Monday morning.

She was born in Flekkefjord, Norway. August 26, 1821. She and her husband, Lars, came to America in 1868 and located at Chicago, where he was engaged as a cabinet maker. In 1873 they came to Lyle and he entered in the furniture business. On May 22 1889 their home was destroyed by fire and then the home was built in which she has lived since.

To them were born 5 girls and 3 boys; Louis, Bernard, Sophia, Anna, Josephine, Louisa, Andrew and Ida. She is survived by Louis, Sophia, Ida and Andrew. She also brought up two orphans, Hans Kittleson and Amanda Johnson. The was a member of the Lutheran church, where she was a willing worker.

The funeral service was held Thursday afternoon.