Clarence 'Russell' Olson and Edna Olson
Clarence 'Russell' Olson (1927-2009) and his beloved wife Edna Emily (Schwanke) Olson (1927-2017) of Denver, Colorado will be brought home for interment on June 16, 2018 to Maple Cheyenne Cemetery. Clarence and Edna were both preceded in death by their parents and their son Glenn Russell Olson; Clarence's siblings Miriam (Olson) Waa, Willard Olson, and Ernest Olson; and Edna's sister Marcella Ethel Schwanke. Both are survived by their son Wayne Olson; daughters Merry Burris (married to Chris Burris) and Clarice Olson (married to Ramon Mendoza) and grandson Gabriel Olson-Mendoza. Although they left North Dakota many years ago, they always retained the strength and fortitude of their pioneer ancestors. A memorial service will be held at Maple Sheyenne Lutheran Church in Harwood on June 16 at 10:00 a.m. Interment services to follow.