Olson, Betty H.
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Aug. 22, 1923 - Jan. 19, 2014
Betty Harriett Olson, 90, of Venice, Florida formerly of North Kingsville, Ohio, passed away January 19, 2014. She was born August 22, 1923 in Ashtabula, Ohio, graduated from Ashtabula High School in 1941 and worked as a bookkeeper at Union Carbide until her marriage to Richard Olson in 1949. Betty and Richard raised their children, Judith and Christine, in North Kingsville. In addition to being a mother and homemaker, she was an active member of the North Kingsville Presbyterian Church and worked alongside her husband and family at Olson's Bakery. After moving to Florida in 1969, Betty volunteered her time to the Venice Hospital Auxiliary and Venice Meals on Wheels, and was a member of Venice Presbyterian Church-she was dedicated to helping others throughout her life. She is preceded in death by her husband Richard; her parents Carl and Betty Johnson; her brothers Herman and Burt Johnson, and sisters Ethel Johnson and Hazel Yarletts; and her niece Peggy Bjerstedt. She is survived by her daughters Judith Olson and Christine Batchelor of Venice, Fl., granddaughter Kathryn Amendolia of Ormond Beach, Fl. and grandson Philip Batchelor of Atlanta, Ga, great-grandson Dominic Amendolia, nephews Tom and Alan Yarletts of Columbus, Ohio and David Yarletts of Sarasota, Fl. and her niece Joanna Prillman of Sun City West, AZ. A celebration of Betty's life will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to
. Ewing Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Toale Brothers Funeral Homes Ewing Chapel
140 East Venice Avenue
Venice, FL 34285
Published in Herald Tribune from Jan. 26 to Jan. 27, 2014