Olive Marie Johnson, age 89 of Tulsa, Oklahoma passed away Friday, June 12, 2015 at Rolling Hills Care Center in Catoosa, OK. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 17 at Redwood Valley Funeral Home. Visitation is one hour prior to services. Burial is in the Redwood Falls Cemetery. Memorials are preferred to the Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences may be sent to www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home in Redwood Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.
Olive Marie Johnson was born May 22, 1926 in Yankton County, South Dakota to Bernt and Anna Ellefson. She was a telephone operator, homemaker, business manager of Johnson Dairy Supply, and hostess at Jackpot Junction. Olive also was a product demonstrator at HyVee, Walmart, Sam’s, and Jewel Grocery. She was also a Reliv distributor. Olive was a mother and grandmother to all.
Olive is survived by her son Byron (Angie) Johnson; daughters Barbara Albrecht and Susan (Jon) Davidson; grandchildren: Stacey Daerda, Justin Johnson, Nicole Kovac, Ashley Davidson, Travis Davidson, and Joshua Albrecht; great-grandchildren: Ariel Johnson, Kyle Kovac, Garrett Daerda, and Jillian, Elliana, and Nolan Kovac; and sisters Judy Johnson and Lois Carlson. She is preceded in death by her parents Bernt and Anna Ellefson, husband Vernon E. Johnson, sisters Helen Haugen and Clarice Fedderson, and brother Arvin Ellefson.