Beloved Sister and AuntEvelyn Doris Olene, age 87, of Braham, died peacefully on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at her home at Elmhurst Commons.
She was born on June 8, 1930 in Spencer Brook Township, MN to Theodore and Katherine (Armbrust) Halling. She attended Spencer Brook, Wyanett and Oxlip Country Schools. Evelyn then moved to Minneapolis where she worked as a Machine Operator for Coombs and later Bemis, for 16-1/2 years.
On May 16, 1959, Evelyn married Jasper Olene in Champlin, Minnesota and they lived in Champlin for most of their married life. She enjoyed gardening, flowers and collecting antiques.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jasper; sisters, Marie (Arnold) Englund and Sigrid (Harry) Christofferson.
She is survived by sister, Laura O’Brien of Cambridge; nieces and nephews: Linda Forschen of Cambridge, Bobby (Nancy) Englund of Grasston, Cindy (John) Shockman of Braham and Jerry (LeeAnn) Englund of Wahkon; great-nieces and nephews, Jason (Kassandra) Shockman, Dana (Dan Magness) Shockman and Maria (Ryan) Kilmon.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, July 17, 2017 at the Carlson-Lillemoen Funeral Home in Cambridge. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Nicholas Cemetery. Online condolences at www.carlsonlillemoen.com. Arrangements by the Carlson-Lillemoen Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Cambridge.