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Kathryn Olson

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Olson, Kathryn

Kathryn Olson, 73, DePere, WI, died July 2, 2014. She was born on December 3, 1940 to the late Karl and Dorothy V. (Lanthier) Karth in Shawano, WI. She married Henry D. Olson on June 13, 1959. Kathryn enjoyed the Issues Class at Learning in Retirement. Her hobbies included world traveling and shopping; she also lived in Turkey for two years. She loved to read, her favorite authors were Shakespeare and Jane Austin. Kathryn was an avid Packer fan.

Kathryn is survived by her children: Ann Marie Olson (Tom F. Shebar), Englewood, CO, Craig L. (Martha) Olson, Chicago, IL, and Stephen K. Olson, Temple, Texas; a brother, John K. (Connie) Karth, Aurora, IL; sisters: Mary L. (Peter) Karth and Nancy J. (Barry) Basten of Green Bay, WI; a grandchild, Sophia A. Shebar and 8 nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Hank.

A memorial service at 3 pm with Deacon Larry Mastalish officiating, followed by a reception will take place at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 East Mason St. on Sunday, July 6, 2014. Online condolences may be expressed to Kathryn's family at

Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from July 4 to July 5, 2014
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Proko Wall Funeral Home
1630 East Mason Street Green Bay, WI 54302
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