Geraldine Olson

Dec. 30, 1944-Jan. 31, 2021

Geraldine “Geri” Olson,

76, Minot, passed away

Sunday, January 31, 2021,

at Trinity Homes in


Geraldine was born De-

cember 30, 1944, the

daughter of Wilbert M.

“Wibby” and Eleanor

(Sonnenberg) Vise, in

Minot. Geri was raised in

the Burlington area and

attended most her early

school years in Burlington

Elementary School and

graduating from Minot

High School in 1963.

On Sunday evening,

May 17, 1964 at 8:20 pm

Charles “Chuck” Olson

and “Geri” Vise were pro-

nounced man and wife

and for more than 48

years, through sickness

and health, they were also

one. This union was

blessed with four sons,

Todd Oliver, Ritchie

Wayne, Nickolas James,

and Joseph Monore.

She had various jobs;

working at her father’s lit-

tle grocery, also the

Howdy Cafe and the Dels-

maskin Drive-in Burling-

ton; Minot’ KFC north and

south and for Trinity

Nursing Home before re-

tiring in 2010 due to ill-

ness. Each job was re-

warding to her because of

the wonderful people she

met and the great people

she worked for and with.

She was especially

blessed while working as

a CNA, caring for others

at the nursing home. She

missed the residents of 4

West most of all when she

had to retire because they

had become like family to


Charles passed away

Saturday, December 8,


Her loving family in-


Children, Todd (Sarah)

Olson, Rich (Tammy) Ol-

son and Joe Olson, Minot.

Brothers, Allen

(Yvonne) Vise and Rick

(Linda) Vise.

Granddaughters, Cassie,

Devin, Elizabeth, Kier-

sten, Mya and Amauri

Grandsons, Tyler,

Zackary and Jeric.

Brothers-in-law: Don

(Sandee) Olson, Robert

Olson, Ron (Taryce) Olson

and Peter (Jan) Olson.

Sisters-in-law: Ruth

(Mike) Odden, Joyce Ol-

son, Dorothy Olson.

Special nephew, Dustin

Vise, many nieces and


She now joins her loved

ones who have preceded

her in death by husband,

Chuck, her son, Nickolas

James Olson, and her

parents, Wibby and

Eleanor Vise.

Celebrating the Life of


Funeral Service: will be

held Thursday, February

4, 2021, at 1:00 pm at

Bethel Free Lutheran

Church, Minot, ND.

The family encourages

those attending to wear

masks and social distance.

Burial: Rosehill

Memorial Park, Minot,


Visitation: Wednesday

from 4 pm to 6 p.m. at

Thompson-Larson Fun-

eral Home, Minot.

The service will be

livestreamed for the pub-

lic to view and can be ac-

cessed by going to

YouTube at





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