5-7 PM Saturday, May 21, 2011 at St. John Lutheran Church, Hillsboro, ND.
7 PM Saturday, May 21, 2011 at St. John Lutheran Church, Hillsboro, ND.
2 PM Sunday, May 22, 2011 at St. John Lutheran Church, Hillsboro, ND.
Immanuel Cemetery near Hillsboro
Wildeman-Boulger Funeral Home, Hillsboro, ND.
Olivia passed away on May 18, 2011 at the Hillsboro Medical Center at the age of 91.
Olivia Wilhelmina Bertha Meyer was born May 14, 1920 to Carl and Clara (Rust) Meyer of Hillsboro Township, Traill County, North Dakota. She was baptized on June 6, 1920 and confirmed on July 30, 1933. She attended the Hillsboro Consolidated School and graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1937. She graduated from St. John’s School of Nursing in Fargo, North Dakota with an R.N. degree in 1941. Olivia was united in marriage to Willis Euren at St. John Lutheran Church, Hillsboro, on November 17, 1941. They spent eleven months in Bastrop, Texas while he went through Army basic training. When he was deployed to New Guinea Olivia went to California and worked as an industrial nurse at the MGM Studios.
When he returned after World War II, they returned to Hillsboro where she worked as a nurse, Director of Nursing, and Superintendent at the Community Hospital, and later as a nurse at the Nursing Home until retiring in 1986. Olivia was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, the LWML, Hillsboro Women’s Club, the Hillsboro Hospital Auxiliary, and was a charter member of the VFW Auxiliary.
She is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Stricker of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota; sons, Gary (Marcia) of Moorhead, Minnesota, and Brad of Longview, Washington; four grandchildren, Jeff (Christy) Stricker, Daniel Stricker, Jennifer (Joel) Rives, and Larissa (Ian) Amanna; seven great grandchildren, Landen, Wyatt, and Alaina Stricker, Brennen and Mikalynn Rives and Hailey and Hayden Amanna; brother, Harold (Lee); sisters, Dolores Pritchett, Barbara (Don) Weng, and Margaret (John) Goshinska; many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Willis, her parents, and one brother, William.
Memorials are preferred to the St. John Cemetery Fund or the Hillsboro Medical Center.