Dawn Olson

dawn olson

Dawn Marie (Halvorson) Olson, age 50, passed away on December 29, 2011 from breast cancer under the care of St. John's Hospice in her home in Tulsa. She was surrounded by her loved ones.

Dawn was born on October 25, 1961, in Moorhead, MN, the daughter of Jerome and Mary (Gillette) Halvorson. In 1980 she graduated from Adult Community High School in Fargo. In August of 1980, Dawn married Rodney Olson. She worked for Tharaldson Motel Corp. in Fargo. She later worked for Matrix Service Inc. in Tulsa.

Dawn enjoyed life, traveling, exploring, country music - and most importantly spending time with family and friends.

Dawn is survived by her son, Ryan Olson of West Fargo; her sisters, Joyce (Richard) Snyder and Pamela Kramer both of Fargo; Patti (Steve) Krebsbach of West Chester, PA; her brothers, Steve Halvorson of Fort Worth, TX; Bryan (Judy) Halvorson of Aberdeen, WA; and Brad (Patty) Halvorson of West Fargo; her mother-in-law and best friend, Emily Olson of West Fargo; and her companion, Fernando Villanueva of Tulsa.

Dawn is preceded in death by her parents.

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