Cleo Olson, age 87, of Baltic, died on Wednesday, December 25, 2013, at her home in Baltic. Funeral services will begin at 11:00 am, Saturday, December 28, 2013, at Baltic Lutheran Church. Visitation with the family present will be from 5-7:00 pm, Friday, at the Minnehaha Funeral Home, Baltic.
Cleo was born on July 15, 1926, to Theodore and Cora (Carson) Haugse. She graduated from Lyons High School and married Kenneth Olson on December 3, 1947 in Colton. The couple farmed south of Baltic until moving into town in 1997. She was a member of Baltic Lutheran Church and greatly enjoyed spending time with her family.
Grateful for having shared her life are her husband, Kenneth of Baltic; children: Sheila (Larry) Skatvold of Dell Rapids, Dennis Olson of Sioux Falls, Rodney (Kim) Olson of Sioux Falls, Lynn (Lisa) Olson of Baltic, Marcia (Larry) Miller of Baltic; six grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Luther and Vernon; sister, Lois Henjum; and an infant sister.