The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


November 14, 2013

Lucille M. Olsen

Lucille M. Olsen

June 12, 1919 - Nov. 13, 2013

CLINTON — Lucille M. Olsen, 94, of Clinton, died Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at the Alverno.

Funeral Mass will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, November 15, 2013 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be 9:30 a.m. to the Mass time Friday at church. The Clinton Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes & Crematory is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting her obituary at

Lucille M. Sodeman was born on June 12, 1919 in Preston, Iowa, the daughter of John and Marie (Boehmer) Sodeman. She was a 1937 graduate Mount St. Claire High School. Following her graduation, she worked for Fidelity Insurance until 1946. She married Jack C. Olsen on November 17, 1946 in Clinton; he died March 25, 2006.

Lucille was a homemaker. She was a member of Prince of Peace Parish. She enjoyed knitting and reading. Jack and Lucille enjoyed dancing, traveling together, and spending time with their grandchildren, especially during their early years of retirement.

Lucille is survived by her children: Jim (Lee) Olsen of Circle Pines, Minnesota, Dick (Anita) Olsen of Estherville, Iowa, Dave Olsen of Clinton, Susan Mostek of Clinton and Gregg Olsen of Clinton; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers, and two sisters.

Memorials can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or St Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Death date: Nov. 13, 2013

Text Only
  • Karl H. Hoover CLINTON — Karl H. Hoover, 59, of Clinton, died Tuesday at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinic in Iowa City. Private burial will be at the Rock Island, Illinois, National Cemetery. There will be no services or visitation. Death date: July 22,

    July 24, 2014

  • Gracie Lynn Ungs DUBUQUE — Gracie Lynn Ungs, infant daughter of Jennifer Hamilton and Jacob Ungs, died July 17.Private services will be held.

    July 24, 2014

  • Arlyn S. Cady PROPHETSTOWN, Ill. — Arlyn S. Cady, 90, of Prophetstown, died Tuesday at home.Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Lutheran Church in Prophetstown. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. Saturday until the time of the service at the church.

    July 24, 2014

  • Harry Thies DUBUQUE — Harry Thies, 90, of Dubuque, formerly of Lowden and Maquoketa, died Monday at Manor Care in Dubuque.Graveside services and burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Maquoketa. The family will greet family and friends f

    July 23, 2014

  • Nellie Pruis-Douma photo Nellie Pruis-Douma Jan. 20, 1917 – July 21, 2014MORRISON, Ill. — Nellie Pruis-Douma, 97, of Resthave Home – Morrison, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at Morrison Community Hospital - Morrison.The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Emmanuel Reformed Churc

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Martin Allen Stansbarger CLINTON — Infant Martin Allen Stansbarger passed away at birth on July 19, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center North Campus surrounded by angels and into the loving arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Martin’s parents, Jim and Natasha Stansbarger, wil

    July 22, 2014

  • Nellie Douma Morrison, Ill.Nellie DoumaNellie Douma, 97, of Morrison, died Jan. 21 at Morrison Community Hospital.Arrangements are pending at the Morrison chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home.

    July 22, 2014

  • Brentley Louis Kemp MAQUOKETA — Brentley Louis Kemp, infant son of Justin and Michelle (Pierson) Kemp, of Maquoketa, died July 10.Private services will be held. Death date: July 10, 2014

    July 22, 2014

  • Brenda Aiken DEWITT — Brenda (Henning) Aiken, 68, of DeWitt, died Friday at home.Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at Schultz Funeral Home in DeWitt. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at Faith Lutheran Church in Calamus.

    July 22, 2014

  • Sander Bernice Viola Sander Bernice Viola SanderOct. 17, 1913 - July 17, 2014CLINTON — Bernice Viola Sander, 100, of Clinton, died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at home after 100 great years and will be missed by all her family.Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 25, 2

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo