A private family celebration of Albia’s life will be held at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Union Grove, WI.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorials be made to Hospice Alliance, 10220 Prairie Ridge Blvd, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158 in Albia’s memory.
On Thursday, June 24, 2021, Albia A. Olson entered Heaven’s Gates at the age of 93. She is now in Heaven with her life-long dance partner and husband Robert L. Olson. He preceded her in death one year ago. Albia is also preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and a brother.
Albia was born in Cedar Rapids, IA. She married Robert L. Olson in 1953. The couple moved to Kenosha, WI in 1957 where they raised their family. Albia met life-long friends when she became a member of The Junior Women’s League.
Albia is survived by her daughters, Cindy (Michael) Ekern, Linda (Randy) Newby and Nancy Olson (Ron Hendrickson); six grandchildren, Jen (Ian), Jamie (Colin), Nick (Lindsay), Scott (Heather), Lindsay (Steven) and Jacob (Dana). She is also survived by seven great-grandchildren, Syden, Ellie, Natalie, Cullen, James, Flynn and Gracie.
Albia was a dedicated member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. She was a secretary for their Religious Education CCD Program. She worked closely with the Sisters of St. Mary’s.
Albia was a loving mother and homemaker. She enjoyed spending time with her daughters and their families. She was proud of her Czech heritage and her Iowa roots. Her main passion was dancing with her husband Bob. They were members of the Allemande Square Dance Club where they enjoyed many friendships. Albia also enjoyed line dancing at the Senior Center and being a part of The Red Hat Ladies group. Albia and Bob enjoyed traveling, especially family vacations, making them a priority.
Albia was a resident of The Addison of Pleasant Prairie where she was surrounded by caring staff. Hospice Alliance joined in her care and they were a blessing and comfort to both mom and the family. The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the Addison and Hospice Alliance staff for their love and care.