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Flora Olson Spon, 98, of Rockford, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Presence St. Anne Center. Born on September 20, 1919, in Rockford, the daughter of Alfred and Ellen (Turnberg) Dahlquist. Graduate of Rockford Central High School, Class of 1936. Flora married Nils Y. Olson on June 21, 1940. He predeceased her on January 31, 1987. She later married Carroll V. Spon on June 28, 1997. He predeceased her on July 29, 2005. Flora was a member of First Free Rockford where she was part of GEET TSING Circle, choir member and a former Sunday School teacher. She was also active in Pioneer Girls.
Survived by her sons, Richard (Edith) Olson, and David Olson; daughter, Kathy (David) Carlson; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Mae Oman; and several nieces and nephews. Also predeceased by her son, Gary Olson; and sister, Arlene Magnuson.
Memorial Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at First Free Rockford, 2223 N. Mulford Rd., Rockford with Reverend Chuck Rife officiating. Visitation at noon prior to the service. Private burial at Scandinavian Cemetery. Memorials to First Free Rockford. Arrangements by Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd.

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  1. Jack Swanson

    60 years of wonderful memories are etched permanently in my mind. Nils and Flora - what a pair of fun-loving, daring, and devoted Christian people. Zondra and I plan to attend the service at First Free.

  2. Don and Kay Olson

    Prayers for all of you as you prepare to celebrate her life. All of our memories of Flora are from Stormy Lake and area. She was a treat to be with. It is fun to remember her now with her recipies that I still use. We hope to see you at the service.

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