March 6, 1923 ~ July 12, 2011
Dorothy R. (Jordheim) Olson, 88, Fargo, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at Sanford Health, Fargo.
Dorothy R. Olson was born to Knute and Rosine (Bakko) Jordheim in Walcott, ND on March 6, 1923. She grew up and attended school in the Walcott area. The family moved to Grand Forks where she graduated from high school. Dorothy married Victor A. Olson in Berkley, CA on January 15, 1944. Victor's career took them to many destinations. Dorothy and Victor spent a number of years in Minot. He preceded her in death in 1981. Dorothy moved to Fargo in 1989 and has lived here ever since.
Dorothy is survived by her children, Richard (Kae) Olson, Sioux Falls, SD, Jeffrey (Susan) Olson, Oak Park Heights, MN, Lory (Brian) Hill, Las Vegas, NV, Linda (Jeffrey) Huckle, Horace, ND; son-in-law, Jerry Johnson, Warroad, MN; and sister, Gunver "Goody" Hertsgaard, Fargo, ND; 13 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren.
Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband; parents; daughter, Andrea Johnson; granddaughter, Kelly Hill; several brothers and sisters.