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Saturday, June 18, 2011

Sunday's Obituary - Daisy Elizabeth Warren Olson

Father: William Hamilton Warren
Mother: Mary Francenia Startt

Married: Benjamin Otto Olson on August 8, 1899

Kendall County News - October 2, 1940

Daisy Elizabeth Warren was born in Chestertown, Maryland, March 10th 1874 and passed away September 24 at the home where her daughter, Mrs. Fanning was planning to live.

She was married to Benjamin Otto Olson August 8, 1899, at Muskegon, Mich. and then came to Plano where they have resided with the exception of a few years in West Pullman. They were blessed with five children, Clarence, who died in 1911 at the age of 21 years; Walter, Frances and Lila of Plano and Ruth of Aurora, who survives her.

She also leaves five grandchildren. Mrs. Robert Lett, Burdette Olson, Robert LaVoy and Patsy and nnndy Fanning; besides two great grandchildren; Sharon Lynn and Richard Allen Lett. One sister, Mrs. Wm Schultz and three brothers, Ray and Walter Warren of Kankakee and Frank of Peoria, are also left to mourn her loss. A brother, William, and a sister, Mary, preceded her in death.

She was "Ma" to many who knew her, especially the children in the neighborhood. Her whole life centered around her home and children and she will be always remembered as being generous, kind and thoughtful of everyone. She had been in poor health the past few years but was active in her household duties until the time she was stricken, after which the end came quickly.

The many beautiful floral offerings expressed the token of love and esteem in which she was held by all who knew her.

Funeral services were held at the home of her son, Walter of Plano, Thursday afternoon, September 26 at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. E. E. Simms. Mrs. Ray Wiley sang very beautifully, "Some Time We'll Understand" and her son, Clarence's favorite hymn, :Does Jesus Care". The pallbearers were Messrs. Baker, Corneal Johnson, Wm Heller, Harry Usilton, Allen Taxis and Mr. McKirgan.

Those from out of town attending the services were Mr. and Mrs. A. Opp, Mrs. Mary Thomas and Mrs. Clarence Best of Belvidere; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Warren, Walter Warren and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Schultz and daughter, Nellie of Kankakee; Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Schultz, Mrs. Bernard Schultz and Hugh Fanning of Chicago; Dr. and Mrs. F. P. Fanning of Genoa; Dr. and Mrs. Wallace Fanning of Barrington; Mr. and Mrs. Edw Fanning, Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Fanning, Mrs. Chas. Patten and Mrs. Chas. Lett of Sandwich; Mrs. August Westbrook, Mrs. Ollie Tinsley, Mrs. Downey Nestlerod, Mrs. A. Aldia, Mrs. Viola Gordon, Mrs. Wm Gadow, Mrs. Harry Schilts and Mrs. L. H. Burndrett of Aurora and Mrs. Hattie Lightmer of Verona, Ill.

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