November 25, 1912 - September 11, 2013
Funeral services for Olive Samdal, 100, formerly of Frost, will held September 16, 2013, at Bricelyn Lutheran Church. Burial was at Bricelyn Lutheran Cemetery. Olive died September 11, 2013, at St. Luke's Lutheran Care Center, Blue Earth.
Olive was born November 25, 1912, in Newwark, Ill., the daughter of Gunnar and Olive (Olson) Larson. Her mother died December 14, 1912. Olive was baptized by her mother's bed and given her mother's name. She and her brother Leslie were raised by their grandparents. At age three, they moved to Frost. She married Hans Samdal on June 13, 1937, at Rake. They had one son, Roger. In 1951 the family moved to a farm near Frost. Around 1959, they bought the Frost Produce and ran it until Hans died. Olive worked at the hospital in Blue Earth and at St. Luke's until retiring at age 70.
Olive is survived by her son, Roger (Wanda) Samdal of Windom; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Hans; and brother, Leslie.
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