Carol Olson, 52 of Sidney, Nebraska died early Saturday morning, April 26, 2014 at Sidney Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Friday, May 2, 2014 in the Evangelical Free Church in Sidney with Pastor Scott Bloomquist of the Calvary Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery.
Friends may call from 1:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Thursday at the Holechek Funeral Home in Sidney with the family present from 4:00 to 6:00.
Memorials have been established to Night of Hope, Cabela’s Employee Foundation or Pay It Forward The American Way at Points West Bank.
Carol Lynn Olson, the daughter of Robert Frank and Sharon Kay (Lambert) Deaver was born July 24, 1961 at Sidney, Nebraska. She attended the Sidney public schools, graduating from Sidney High School in 1979. After graduation she worked as a bus girl at the Fort Sidney Motor Hotel for a short time before going to work at Cabela’s where she was employed for thirty-three years.
On May 22, 1983 she was united in marriage to Eddie Olson and to this union a son, Jesse was born.
Carol was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister and grandmother. She cherished her grandchildren. Her greatest gifts in life were her family and friends. She always had a smile on her face, didn’t know a stranger and always spoke to everyone.
Survivors include her husband Eddie; son Jesse and wife Desireau; grandchildren: Preston, Jake, Porscha, Ashley and Kyson; brother Donald Deaver; sister Patty Frerichs and husband Randy; parents Robert and Sharon Deaver and in-laws Arnold and Shirley Olson all of Sidney, Nebraska.
She was preceded in death by her maternal and paternal grandparents and one brother Ronald Deaver.
Holechek Funeral Home and Cremations in Sidney is serving the Olson family.