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Lois Olson

July 2, 1921-April 16, 2014

April 19, 2014
Minot Daily News

WILLISTON Lois Olson, 92, Williston, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in a Williston nursing home.

She was born July 2, 1921, to George and Verna McMahon, in Niagara. She joined the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps and did her basic training in Louisiana and then was stationed in Panama City, Fla., until her discharge. She married Lee Lancaster on Nov. 19, 1943. She married Selmer "Sam" Olson in 1964. They divorced in 1979.

Survivors: daughter, Verna Courtney, of Warren, Mich.; son, Tom Lancaster, Williston; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and brother, Jim McMahon.

A private burial service will be Monday.

Visitation: Today, 1 to 5 p.m., in Everson Funeral Home, Williston.

 
 
 

 

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