Dorothy Ann Olson
October 14, 1926 – May 11, 2020
Dorothy was born to Edith and Arthur Keen in Juda, Wisconsin on October 14, 1926. She was one of seven children including her twin brother Don.
Growing up she worked on her father's dairy farm. She was a member of 4H, in sewing and baking. She was active in the church youth group, sang in the church choir and was a member of the Glee club.
As a young adult she graduated from Graves Barnhardt Secretarial School in Madison, Wisconsin. She worked as a secretary in Monroe, Wisconsin, where she met Theodore J. Olson. They were married June 1, 1949 in Juda.
They moved to Colorado, initially making their home in Boulder, where Dorothy received her “Putting Husband Through" degree when Ted graduated from the University of Colorado.
After moving to Denver they adopted four children. Twins Bruce and Brenda, daughter Suanne and son Andrew.
She mourned the loss of her loving husband on October 9, 2011 after 62 years of marriage. She is preceded in death by her siblings, Roland, June, Robert, Arthur Jr., Donald, and James, and by her grandson Samuel Olson.
She is survived by her four children, eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, with 3 more great-grandchildren expected this year.
She passed away peacefully on May 11, 2020. She will be interred at Ft. Logan National Cemetery.
Comittal Service will be scheduled at a later date at Fort Logan National Cemetery
Dorothy Ann Olson
May 15, 2020
Dorothy was a kind and sweet Aunt that Kevin and I talk of esp. on our anniversary-she actually brought us candy at the Denver airport when on our honeymoon had The stopover there-only a person with love of family would bring such special attention to a nephew and his wife-we always knew her for positives on life and encouragement she shared whether it was back For a family reunion, family events,-it was so good to get her Christmas cards-Kevin called her his favorite Aunt which makes me smile saying it as Final tribute to Dorothy-finally with your parents and siblings In Heaven