Darlene Mae Olson of Mora passed away on Thursday, June 20 , 2019 at the Milaca Elim Home, Milaca, Minnesota. Darlene was 81 years old.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, July 12, 2 p.m. at Methven Funeral Home in Mora with visitation prior to services at 12:30 to 2 p.m.

Darlene was born on January 1, 1938 to Helmer and Emma Hermanson of Mora, MN. Darlene met a wonderful man, Donald J. Olson and they were united in marriage. As a young couple they spent some time in Washington state, then moved back to Mora to take care of Donald’s family farm. They resided on the Olson farm north of Mora where they lived a lifelong love affair.

In her younger years Darlene enjoyed traveling. Darlene especially enjoyed traveling to the west coast, but the Olson farm was her home. Darlene loved cats, crafting, quilting, playing cards and most of all loved time with her grand and great grandkids, making a special place in her heart for each and every one.

Darlene is preceded in death by her parents, Helmer and Emma Hermanson, husband, Donald Olson, son, Richard Olson, granddaughter, Crystal Hermanson, brothers, Lester and Ronald Hermanson.

Darlene is survived by her children, Rita VonRueden of Mora, Duane Hermanson (Debbie) of Isanti. Grandchildren, Tasha Kuhlman (Ryan), Cassie Peterson (Travis), Bailey VonRueden (Alex), Michael VonRueden, Jesse Huron, Danielle Hermanson, Rose Hermanson. Great grand kids, Brodie Kuhlman, Mr. Maverick Kuhlman, Ryah Kuhlman, Mr. Miles Kuhlman, and several loving relatives.

Arrangements provided by Dresser-Methven Funeral and Cremation Services