Violet C. Olson

Violet C. OlsonJ

uly 6, 1918 – October 25, 2008

Violet C. Olson passed on to her Heavenly Reward on October 25, 2008 in Centralia, Washington. She was born in Ryder, North Dakota on July 6, 1918 to Alma and Theodore Mortenson, the seventh of ten children. A long time member of the Nazarene Church she will be remembered for her young and caring spirit, determination, and as a tireless worker. She was a woman of strong conviction, and deeply committed to her Christian faith and family. Mrs. Olson was a person of vision and accomplishment. She and her husband, George, founded the Evergreen Homes for Boys in Bothell and Arlington, Washington. Her legacy will continue through her impact on the many lives she touched. Mrs. Olson was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, George Olson. She is survived by her children; George (Judy) of Bellevue, WA, Aarlie (Larry) of Centralia, WA, Glenn of Tacoma, WA, Gene (Jolanta) of Mesa, AZ and Pat (Larry) of Bellevue, WA.; 10 grand- children and 8

great-grandchildren. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.