Obit Olson 083017

Olson, Carolyn “Kelly”


Carolyn “Kelly” Olson, 83, of Winona, passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2017, at her home. Kelly was born on February 26, 1934, in Webster, S.D., to Sam and Margaret (Nordby) Knebel. She graduated from Webster High School.

Kelly was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, P. Ray Flatten (1979), Donnie Olson (2014); and brother, Wesley J. Knebel (2017).

Kelly is survived by children, Robin (Bruce) Fye, of Phillipsburg, Pa., Lorie Feehan,  of Goodview, Minn., Kari (Gary) Sauers, of Lewiston, Minn., Nate Flatten, of Winona, Minn.; grandchildren, Justin (Sarah) Fye, Jayme (Nichole) Fye, Trisha Flatten, Ellie (Jay Hang) Feehan, Shannon Feehan, Sean Feehan, Matthew Sauers, Elizabeth (Ray Wiant Jr.) Sauers, Emaly (Kyle Limestahl) Sauers, Quinn (Maggie Libby) Sauers, Philip Flatten, Seth (Sara) Flatten, Hannah (Ben Silver) Flatten, Samuel Flatten; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Nadine Morgan, Annandale, Va., and Linda (Gary) Anderson, of Bristol, S.D.; daughter-in-law, Nancy Flatten, of Winona, Minn.; and many more relatives and friends.

Her funeral service will be on Friday, September 1, 2017, at 4 p.m. with visitation starting at 2 p.m. at Fawcett Junker Funeral Home, Winona, Minn. Inurnment will be in Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Aberdeen, S.D.

Services entrusted to Fawcett Junker Funeral Home and Crematory, Winona, Minn., and Fountain City, Wis. Words of sympathy or remembrance may be left at


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