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Nyleen (Walker) Olson, age 90, of Amboy, died peacefully on June 5th, 2017. Nyleen was born March 5, 1927 to Earl and Mildred (Wann) Walker. She lived on a farm east of Mapleton, with her grandmother, Martha. In 1945, Nyleen attended Mankato Commercial College and upon completion worked at Mid-West Service.
Nyleen was united in marriage to Don Olson on November 19th, 1949 at Medo Baptist church. To this union were born Jerri Kay and Gregg.
Nyleen and Don partnered for over 50 years farming in Sterling Township. She was very involved in area community activities and her church. Her door was always open to friends and relatives.
Nyleen is survived by her husband, Don, Amboy; daughter, Jerri Kay Fogal (Tom), Albert Lea; son, Gregg Olson (Gwen), Amboy; 4 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation Friday, June 9th, 4-7 p.m. at Amboy Presbyterian Church.
Services Saturday, June 10th, 10 a.m. at Amboy Presbyterian Church.
Published on June 7, 2017
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