June Elizabeth (Kennedy) Olson, 93, died at Pioneer Care Center in Fergus Falls, MN on April 19, 2021. June was born on March 23, 1928 in Fingal, ND to Fred and Katherine (Hildebrandt) Kennedy. She was raised and educated in Fingal. After attending business college in Fargo, she moved to Minneapolis and worked at Dayton’s. She married Robert D. Olson in Fingal on June 1, 1948, and they raised two daughters Lynnett, Cynthia and two sons, Michael and Bryon. They moved to rural Lisbon, ND, where they farmed, moving into Lisbon in 1976, then to The Lakes in Minnesota in 1990. Her husband, Robert passed away in 2005.
June is survived by her children, Lynnett (John) Otterson, of Lisbon, ND, and Cynthia (Joe) Murray of Fergus Falls, MN, Bryon (Stacy) Olson of Richville, MN, and a daughter-in-law, Linda Olson of Fergus Falls, MN, and a sister-in-law Ruth Olson of Fargo, ND. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren: Robert (Amy) Otterson, Nathan (Jennifer) Otterson, Christopher (Melissa) Murray, Dustin (Erica) Murray, James (Becky) Olson, Mark Olson, Phillip (Stephanie) Olson, Mathew (Jess) Olson, Jesse Olson, Jared (Lindsey) Olson, and Alyssa Olson, 16 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
June was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Robert, her son, Michael, 2 sisters, Virginia Trader and Kathleen Maasjo and her grandson, Patrick Murray.
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