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Fulkerson - Stevenson Funeral Home
Springan - Stevenson Funeral Home
It's all about saying goodbye.
Lois J. Olsen
October 28, 1933 - October 27, 2017

Place of Birth: Williston, North Dakota
Residence: Sidney, Montana
Age: 83

Lois Jean Olsen died peacefully at her home surrounded by family on Friday, October 27, 2017 in Sidney, MT.
Lois was born on October 28, 1933 in Williston, ND. She was the daughter of John and Thelma (Skvland) Moline. Lois graduated from Williston High School and attended Concordia College in Moorhead, MN and St. Lukes School of Medical Technology in Fargo, ND. She was employed at Fargo Clinic Lab in the Bacteriology Department. Lois met and married Carl Dynneson in 1955. They farmed and ranched together and raised a family in the Brorson community northwest of Sidney. Their family included six daughters and one son of which included two sets of twins. Carl died in 1979 and Lois eventually moved into Sidney. In 1985 she married Gerald Olsen.
Lois was an active member of Pella Lutheran Church in Sidney and her later years enjoying the radio worship service from Pella. Lois was deeply committed to her Christian faith through daily devotions, scripture reading, and was a humble servant to the Lord. She was a member of Mary Martha Circle, Sons of Norway, High Hopes, Happy Homemakers, and Brorson Homemakers.
She enjoyed spending time with family, and friends, especially, holding the little babies brought her joy. Lois enjoyed playing card games of whist, and canasta; games of scrabble and Words with Friends; gardening in her earlier years boasted a bountiful crop of canned and frozen vegetables; a good puzzle on a cold winter day along with reading, knitting and quilting. There was always plenty of food and fresh baked bread and caramel rolls for her family to enjoy.
Lois is survived by: her 7 children, Lori (David) Horn, Loveland, CO, Linda O’Connor, Sidney, MT, Rebecca (Troy) Garza, Sidney, MT, Naomi (Tim) Knaff, Richland, WA, Jody (Mike) Herk, Fort Collins, CO, John (Nancy) Dynneson, Sidney, MT, and Kari Clark (Darin Palmer), Sioux Falls, SD; step daughters, Elaine (John) Shelburne, Riverdale, UT, Louise (Ernie) Marquez, Salida CO, and Ardis Kerber of Missoula, MT; 17 grandchildren, 7 step grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren and 4 step great grandchildren; siblings, James (Sharon) Moline, Betty Koerner, Linda Stordahl, all of Williston, ND.
She was preceded in death by: two spouses, Carl Dynneson (1979) and Gerald Olsen (2006); her parents; sister, Donna Fjare; brother, David Moline; son-in-law, Lars Godwin and grandchild, Michael Ryan Herk.

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Julie McBride (Bismarck, ND)
Oct 28, 2017
To Lois's, family, I'm so very sorry, to learn of the passing of Lois. Having lived next door to the Moline's for many year she had such a kind and loving heart and is going to be missed by all who knew here...Sending you loving prayers and good thoughts during this tough time for you all.
Colleen Johnson Miller (Corpus Christi, TX)
Oct 29, 2017
Prayers to all the family on your loss. Lois was a lovely lady and who will be dearly missed.
Mary Seigfreid (Sidney)
Oct 29, 2017
We are so sad to hear of Lois’ passing. Our sincere sympathies to the family. She was such a gentle beautiful lady
Norm Dynneson (Chicago, IL)
Oct 30, 2017
My sympathies go out to family and loved ones of Lois. My parents, Hans and Mary Dynneson, were very fond of Lois.
Marvin and Kathy Johnson (Roseburg, Oregon)
Oct 30, 2017
Our sincere sympathies to the family of Lois. I have good memories during my high school years of the interactions with Carl and Lois and had the highest respect for them. Our prayers to the family in this time.
Sally Dasinger & Family (Bismarck, ND)
Oct 30, 2017
Dear Jody, John and the whole Dynneson family. We were so sad to hear of your Mom's passing. She was such a special lady...truly an angel on earth. Thinking about you all!
Sharron Brunner (Sidney, Montana)
Oct 31, 2017
To all the loved ones of Lois, I just want to say "the Lord has gained an Angel in Heaven" She has been a close friend of mine for nearly 50 years, a very quiet spoken , loving, and an irreplacable friend !
I don't want to dwell on our immediate sadness, for I know she is rejoicing in the Lord in Heaven, and someday, we will be reunited in Heaven.RIP LOIS
Jerry Stordahl (Williston, ND)
Oct 31, 2017
May your memories give you comfort in your family loss.
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Richland County Sheriff's Office
Don & Val Franz Family
Richland County Clerk of Dist. Court Staff
St. John American Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, SD
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Children's Home Society
Richard & christy Albin Family
Marjorie Garza
Elaine, Ardis, Louise and Families, Dad in Spirit
Sandy & Joey Herk, Amy & Joe Families
Richland County Commisoners
Kelly & Keith, Carrie & Andy
Pres. Brabfield USF Community
Larry Six, Connie & Brian Six
Fischrenich's Family
Knaff Family
University of Sioux Falls
Tracie, Robbie, Megan, Shanon, Sydney, Kyle
The Kruse Family
Sidney Police Department
The Helmrick Families
Crowley Fleck Office
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