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Barbara D. (Hayter) Olson


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Barbara D. (Hayter) Olson Obituary
BARBARA D. (HAYTER) OLSON Age 73, a long-time resident of Valley Center, passed away November, 9th, 2013 in the comfort of her own home after over a two year battle with cancer. Barbara was born to very young parents, S. J. and Opal Hayter, on May 10, 1940, in Portales, New Mexico. She was a 1958 graduate of Poly High School in Riverside, California. Barbara had worked for First American Title in Riverside and San Diego as well as working with her father and brother at Hayter Realty in Riverside. Barbara met the love of her life, Allen J. Olson in 1975, whom she married in 1979. When they married, she became the loving step mom to Allen's five children, Janice, Dan, Jim, Kari and John. Allen and Barbara owned and operated Olson's Town and Country Realty in Valley Center until Allen's death on January 9, 2010. Barbara and Allen had a strong faith in God and attended Light of The Valley Lutheran Church for nearly 20 years where she was active in the choir and served on the Evangelism Committee and Allen served as an Elder. Barbara's survivors include her sister, Donna (Fred) Hemborg, of Canyon Lake, California; step-children Janice (David) Johnson of Dana Point, Ca; Daniel (Anna) Olson of Bonsall, Ca; James (Pam) Olson, of Santa Margarita, Ca; Kari (Mark) Salo, of San Jose,Ca; and John Olson, of Valley Center, Ca.; 13 grandchildren, Justine, Sky, Brock, Jordan, Josh, Jacob, Jennifer, Adam, Alexis, Tim, Tyler, Emily and Cole; twenty great grandchildren and nephews Kevin (Jennifer) Hemborg, Travis (Kim) Hemborg, and Steve (Cindy) Scott. Barbara was preceded in death by both parents, her brother Ronald, and her nephew Jeffrey Hayter. Barbara was a loving, devoted wife, a wonderful loving mom and grandmother, a caring and loving sister, sister-in-law, and Aunt. She loved family gatherings, her friends, being a homemaker and her work, and she had a strong love for the Lord. A Memorial of Life will be held at Light of The Valley Lutheran Church on Saturday, December 14th at 11:00 a.m. located at 28330 Lilac Road, Valley Center with interment following at the Valley Center Cemetery.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Dec. 8, 2013
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