Leora Jane OlsonLeora Jane Olson, 80, died Friday, July 12, 2013 at the Residence of Skyway Park in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Leora Jane Olson, 80, died Friday, July 12, 2013 at the Residence of Skyway Park in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Leora was born July 17, 1932 and grew up in Duluth. She married Robert W. Olson on Sept. 29, 1951 and lived in Superior raising their family. In 2006, she moved to Ft. Collins, Colo. and then to Colorado Springs, Colo. in 2011.
Leora is survived by her children, Paul (Cindie) Olson of Superior, Jean (Tim) Sullivan, Colorado Springs, Sandy Sloan, Duluth, daughter-in-law Cassie Knapp of Ft. Collins. She is remembered with love by her grandchildren, Sarah, Jordan, Nicole, Jillian, Cassandra, Robynne, Emily, Madeline, and Harlie, four great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Alvin and Marie Jordan, her husband, Robert Olson (1999), and their son, Mark Olson (2012).
Leora's memorial service will be on July 27 at 886 Arcturus Dr., Colorado Springs, CO 80905
Condolences can be sent C/O Jean Sullivan, PO Box 747, Monument, CO 80132. Gifts will be donated to the Wolf and Wild Life Sanctuary as per Leora's wish.
There will also be a gathering of remembrance for Leora at 1927 Missouri Avenue in Superior on Saturday, July 27, from 12-2 p.m.