Veronica Olson

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Olson, Veronica Frances

Veronica Frances Olson, 85, of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017. She was born on January 13, 1932 in Riverside, New Jersey. She is survived by her sister Mary Riker of Riverside, NJ; her son's Mark, Glen and daughter Alene; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Veronica served as Lieutenant JG in the U.S Navy Nurse Corps at Camp Pendleton, California during the Korean Conflict. She had a successful career as an OR Nurse and later became a small business owner in Rio Rancho, NM. She retired in Vieques, PR. Veronica enjoyed travel, reading, art and gardening.

A "Celebration of Life" will be held at Riverside Funeral Home Chapel, 209 San Mateo NE Alb, NM on March 10, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

In lieu of flowers please send memorial donations to US Paralyzed Veterans of America on line at


Published in Albuquerque Journal on Mar. 5, 2017
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