SYCAMORE – Olga M. Waldhier, 92, of Sycamore, Ill., died Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital, DeKalb.|
Born April 5, 1920, in Sweden, the daughter of Morris and Hildur (Collin) Johnson, Olga married Clarence B. "Wally" Waldhier on April 30, 1943, in Paso Robles, Calif.
She was formerly employed by Wurlitzer Piano Manufacturing, Joseph Brody Coats and the Illinois Veterans Administration. She retired from Northern Illinois University. Olga was a member of First Lutheran Church in DeKalb, and the American Legion Auxiliary and Ladies of the Elks, also in DeKalb.
She is survived by her husband, Wally; sisters, Alice Haugen of DeKalb, Helen Morgan of Amery, Wis., Jean Maness of Sycamore, Patricia (Ken) Davy of Mulberry, Fla., and Carol Zittel of Chandler, Ariz.; brothers, Bertil Johnson of Huntsville, Ala., and Morry Johnson of Malta; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Roy, Ralph and Lester; and sister, Esther Floit.
The graveside service will be at a later date at Elmwood Cemetery, Sycamore, with the Rev. Dr. Janet Hunt of First Lutheran Church, DeKalb, officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Olga M. Waldhier Memorial Fund, sent in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 S. Fourth St., DeKalb, IL 60115.
For information, visit www.AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com or call 815-756-1022.
Published in Daily Chronicle on Mar. 14, 2013