Betty Ann Olson

OLSON, Betty Ann Sep 22, 1925 – Nov 13, 2011 A life-long resident of Nebraska, Betty enjoyed painting, photography, gardening, Big Red football and her involvement in the Republican Party, especially her many years with the Benson Women’s Republican Club, serving as president and secretary. Preceded in death by parents, Victor and Sylvia (Tichy) Shilhan; husband of sixty years, Marlowe B. Olson; great-granddaughter, Jayonna Byars; sisters, Alice Kentner and Dorothy Walchli; brother, Bob Shilhan; grandaunt, Helen Gruner Wilson. Survived by daughters and husbands: Melissa and Tom Prohaska, Marla and Glenn Okner, Melora and Tony Kalina; grandchildren: Stephanie Prohaska, Michael and Matthew Okner, Andy Kalina; great-grandchildren, Traevon Prohaska and JoVan Byars,Jr.; sisters, Genny Kaplan and Helen Ruth (Jeri) Lannom; brother, Dick Shilhan; many nieces, nephews and friends. “Your pain is over, Mom, but our love for you will never end.” VISITATION from 3pm Friday, with family receiving friends 5pm to 7pm at the West Center Chapel. SERVICES Saturday, 10am, Augustana Lutheran Church, 3647 Lafayette. Interment, Hillcrest Memorial Park. Memorials will be directed by the family.

HEAFEY-HEAFEY-HOFFMANN DWORAK & CUTLER Mortuaries and Crematories 7805 West Center Road Omaha, Nebraska 68124 (402) 391-3900

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