January 21, 1938 - September 9, 2012
Martha Lee Harris Olson January 21, 1938-September 9, 2012 Martha Lee Harris Olson went to her heavenly home on September 9, 2012. She was born January 21, 1938 at La Farge, Wisconsin to Byron Lee Harris and Virginia E. Strait. She attended schools at Otter Creek and La Farge as well as Vernon County Teachers' College, teaching one year at Mount Horeb, Wisconsin. In 1960 she married Willard "Bill" Olson, son of Ole and Mildred Olson and they made their home in East Troy, Wisconsin. To this union were born three sons, Patrick, Dan and John. She is survived by her three sons, daughters-in-law Colleen (Kniep) and Celeste (Bisson) and 4 grand children, Bryce, Olivia, Monique and Madeline. Others who survive are her brother Pat and his wife Beanie Harris of Missoula, Montana, sisters-in law, Marjorie Harris of Beloit and Iris Olson of East Troy, half-sister Birkie Pejko, Colorado and Scott Harris of Kenosha and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Those who predeceased her include her husband "Bill" in 1996, Mother and father-in-law Mildred and Ole Olson and brother-in-law, Robert Olson. Also her brother David Harris, Beloit, Wisconsin, grandmother Alice Strait, Father and Mother Byron and Virginia Harris, Step Father Frank Brown and Step Mother, Marsha Harris. She was a member of the Troy Center Methodist Church and the East Troy Area Historical Society, where many happy hours were spent working with great friends on local history. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday September 16, 2012 at 2:30PM at the Troy Center Methodist Church, N8801 Briggs Street, Troy Center (East Troy) Wisconsin. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to either the East Troy Area Historical Society, P.O. Box 722, East Troy Wisconsin 53120 or the East Troy Food Pantry, P.O. Box 233, East Troy, Wisconsin 53120.
Martha Lee Harris Olson January 21, 1938-September 9, 2012 Martha Lee Harris Olson went to her heavenly home on September 9, 2012. She was born January 21, 1938 at La Farge, Wisconsin to Byron Lee Harris and Virginia E. Strait. She attended... View Obituary & Service Information
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Martha Lee Harris Olson
January 21, 1938-September 9, 2012
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