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E. Jane Olson

October 5, 1925 — October 27, 2020

A private family service for E. Jane Olson, 95 of Blue Earth, MN will be held at Patton Funeral Home in Blue Earth, MN on Wednesday November 4, 2020 at 11am with Rev. Dr. Jeanette Bidne officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Blue Earth. Due to COVID guidelines, those not able to be in attendance are encouraged to leave condolences and watch the service at

Jane passed away Tuesday morning, October 27th surrounded by her loving family.

Jane (Golly) Olson was born October 5, 1925 in Blue Earth, MN the daughter of Walter and Myrtle (Galbreath) Golly. She graduated class valedictorian from Granada High School and attended Mankato Commercial College where she received her business degree.

On January 10th, 1946 Jane was united in marriage to Ralph J. Olson.  Together they made their home in rural Blue Earth, MN and raised 5 children.  She had numerous jobs in the Blue Earth area.  She also loved to help her husband farm and sell Pioneer seed.  Ralph passed away in July 1988.

She was happiest in a tractor, riding her lawn mower and taking care of her dogs and horses through the years.  She loved watching her bird feeders out her window while nestled in her chair with a magazine, newspaper or puzzle book with a cup of coffee.  She also spent many hours sewing special items for her family.

Jane cherished spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren and looked forward to visits from them. 

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Bill (Sharon), Laura (Greg), Dwight (Lori), and Perry (Peggy).  Grandchildren, Max (Steph), Dustin (Barb), Jason (Robyn), Darcy (Matt), Brandi (Jeremy), Travis (Danielle), Ciarra and Connor.  Great grandchildren, Brock, Alexis, Shalin, Calen, Kohl, Breckin, Jacob, Lily, Isabella, Reese and Rylee Jane.  Great-great grandchildren, Ophelia and Otto. Sister, Alberta Greimann, as well as many other extended family and friends.

Jane was preceded in death by her parents, husband Ralph, daughter Joanne, and brother Maynard.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Parker Oaks Ladies Auxiliary of Winnebago, MN UHD Hospice of Blue Earth, MN or Trinity Lutheran Church of Blue Earth, MN. Sympathy cards can be mailed directly to the family at 37475 115th St. Blue Earth, MN 56013.

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Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Patton Funeral Home and Cremation Service

400 E 14th St, Blue Earth, MN 56013

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