Thief River Falls - Olga Lindland, 99, died on Monday, August 11, 2003 at Oakland Park Nursing Home in Thief River Falls.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 13 (today) at Zion Lutheran Church in Thief River Falls with the Rev. Dennis Raymond officiating. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to services at the church. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Thief River Falls.
Olga Davidson was born in Eidsvold, Norway, on June 15, 1904, the daughter of Nicholas and Bertha (Holmstrom) Davidson. She emigrated with her family to the United States at the age of three. She grew up on the family farm in Haug and attended country school through the eighth grade.
On September 6, 1924, Olga was united in marriage to Obert Arnold Lindland in Roseau. The couple farmed in Cando, N.D., for a while and then moved to Duluth. In 1930, the family moved to Thief River Falls. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Rebbecca's, Sons of Norway, United Commercial Travelers, Eagles and church circle. Olga was a homemaker all her life. She also took in sewing for JC Penney. She and Obert owned and operated the Double O Café in Thief River Falls. Olga sang with the Silvertones and enjoyed sewing, crocheting, camping, baking and cooking.
Survivors include three children, Bernice (Adrian) Magnuson of Mesa, Ariz., Helen Larson of Moorhead and Arnold (Bonnie) Lindland of Anoka; 12 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Olga was preceded in death by her husband, Obert; her parents; and three brothers, Oscar, Bjarne and Harold. A00003B2003AG13