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Carol Olson

March 28, 1932 ~ February 19, 2018 (age 85)
Carol Mae Flottman Olson
March 28, 1932 – February 19, 2018

Carol was born in Kalispell MT to Edward Albert and Georgia Catherine (nee Moore) Flottman.

Both of Carol's parents were teachers in the Kalispell schools. While growing up, Carol enjoyed time in Glacier National Park where during the summers her father was a Temporary Ranger for the National Park Service. She had many stories about this time including encountering bears and riding on horseback to Sperry Lodge. Carol loved her family and taught the importance of heritage, traditions and love for God.

Carol was married to Donald Elmer “Bud” Olson for thirty-four years and raised their four daughters in Kalispell, Libby, Missoula and Stevensville MT.

Carol was preceded in death by her daughters Karen Sue Foss (Richard) of Libby MT and Judith Marie MacAskill (Donald) of Whitefish MT. She is survived by her sister Susan Marie Frandsen Doran of Boalsburg PA, daughters Kathleen Ann Jovin (David) of Valley Center CA and Janice Lynn Damron Hannum (Kenneth) of Spokane WA, grandchildren Scott Foss, Pamela Albiero (Brian), Amy Moore (Craig), Melanie MacAskill Kramer, Donald MacAskill, Adam Jovin, Justin Damron, Ryan Damron, Andrew Damron, eleven great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Also surviving are a niece, Mary Katherine Frandsen (Theodore A. Messier), a nephew, Michael Lawrence Frandsen, his wife Sharon (nee Thompson), and two grand nieces, Jane Katherine and Katherine Moore Frandsen. Cousins surviving are Marion (nee Manning) O'Connell (Dennis) of Kalispell, JoAnn (nee Manning) Oliphant of Tacoma WA and Elaine McDermod (nee Clark) of Carmel CA and sister in law Shirley (nee Olson) MacLachlan of Kalispell MT.

There will be a celebration of life memorial service for Carol on May 5, 2018 at Johnson Gloschat Funeral Home in Kalispell MT at 1:00 pm.Please visit www.jgfuneralhome.com to leave condolences for the family.

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