Archive for Saturday, August 8, 1992


August 8, 1992


— Services for Walter O. Olson, 83, Nevada, Mo., will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Nevada, Mo., with the Rev. Richard Waters officiating. Burial will be in Newton Burial Park in Nevada.

Mr. Olson died Friday, Aug. 7, 1992, at the Nevada City Hospital.

He was born April 27, 1909, in Lawrence, the son of Nels G. and Amanda Erickson Olson.

Mr. Olson had owned and operated the Showme Motel in Adrian, Mo., and moved to Nevada, Mo., in 1965, where he operated the Uptown Motel. He later worked at the Nevada State Hospital.

He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Nevada.

He married Margaret Grinstead in 1935 in Lawrence. She died in 1979. He married Dorothy M. Poese on Nov. 17, 1979, in Nevada.

She survives of the home. Other survivors include a son, Walter, Independence, Kan.; two stepsons, David Bever, Detroit, Mich., and Dale Bever, Independence, Kan.; four grandsons; a great-grandson; and two step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Raymond Olson.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Trinity Lutheran Church. The family suggests memorials to the Trinity Lutheran Church or the Hospice Organization at the Nevada City Hospital.

Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada, Mo., is handling arrangements.

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