Obituary: Audrey Olesen, 83, Morton

Staff Writer
Morton Times-News

Audrey M. Olesen, 83, of Morton, died at 6:55 a.m. Thursday, May 2, 2013, at Apostolic Chrisitan Restmor in Morton.

Born Oct. 11, 1929, in Wall Lake, Iowa, to Robert and Edna (Smith) Meyer, she married Soren Olesen on June 10, 1951, in Ames, Iowa. He preceded her in death on Dec. 12, 1990.

She also was preceded in death by four brothers.

Surviving are two sons, Jeff (Cindy) Olesen of Peoria and Tom (Terri) of Camas, Wash.; one grandson; two granddaughters; and three great-grandchildren.

Audrey was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Morton, where services were May 8, with visitation prior. The Rev. Penny Frame officiated. Burial will be in Hirstein Cemetery in Morton.

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.          

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2580 Federal Drive, Suite 403, Decatur, IL 62526.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at