Sonja I. Olson, 78 of Lisbon, ND died Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Sanford Medical Center, Fargo, North Dakota.
Sonja was born on November 22, 1942 the daughter of Drannan & Lila (Gustafson) Peterson in Fort Ransom, North Dakota. She was raised and educated in the Fort Ransom area. Sonja was united in marriage to Dennis Olson on July 22, 1962 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lisbon. They made their home in the Fort Ransom area. She also made sure to provide her family with a clean and loving home. After they retired, they moved to Lisbon.
Sonja was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Sonja is survived by her daughter, Rita (Paul) Runningen of Lisbon, ND; son, Michael (Jackie Long) Olson of Fargo, ND; four grandchildren, Cindy (Ray) Barton, Brian (Megan) Runningen, Tony Runningen and Kayla (Corey Higgins) Runningen; Twelve great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Vivian Larson of Lisbon, ND; brothers-in-laws, Richard (Peggy) Olson of Gwinner, ND; James (Vickie) Olson of Oakes, ND; Jerry (Julie) Olson of Wyndemere, ND and Tom (Mary) Olson of Elliot, ND; numerous nieces and nephews.
Sonja was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dennis, son, Terry Olson, Sister, Ruth Maddocks & brother-in-law, John Larson.
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