Shirley Olson

SHIRLEY ANN OLSON, 89 LOVES PARK - Shirley Ann Olson, 89, of Loves Park died at 9:09 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at home. Born April 11, 1923, in Illinois, daughter of Charles and Anna P. (Schroeder) Newton. She married William Henry Olson in July 1965, in Loves Park. Shirley was secretary and part owner of Henry Olson Memorials for many years. Member of First Church of Christ Scientist and the North Suburban Women's Club. She is survived by husband, William; children, Nancy L. Engelhardt-Moore of Houston, Debra D. Olson and Brian Henry Olson, both of Loves Park; grandchildren, Nicole A. Nelson and Mark McKinney; and three great-grandchildren. Private family services will be held. Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross - Rock River Chapter, 727 N. Church St., Rockford, IL 61103. Olson Funeral & Cremation Services is assisting the family. To share a memory or condolence, visit

Published in Rockford Register Star from Dec. 12 to Dec. 13, 2012