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Ruth N. Olson, age 89, of Boyceville, WI died Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Glenhaven, Inc. in Glenwood City, WI with hospice.

Ruth was born February 7, 1927 in Glenwood City, WI to Jeremiah and Nora Mabel (Schmidt) Canfield.

She served as the first Majorette at the Glenwood City High School. She also lead the band during the bridge dedication ceremony in Menomonie on Hwy 25. Ruth married Jasper Olson on August 19, 1946. She worked on the farm where they raised their family, she also worked for Fabric Tech and Sanna Dairies.

Ruth enjoyed riding horses and snowmobiling. She also enjoyed visiting with family and friends.

Ruth is preceded in death by parents, husband Jasper, brothers Bob and Tom.

Ruth is survived by four children: Sandy (Alvin) Stoveren of Clear Lake, WI; Jan Potter of New Auburn, WI; Laurie (Bryan) Jain of Colfax, WI; and Jerry (Doreen) Olson of Boyceville, WI; 8 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; sister Helen Best of Glenwood City, WI. She is further survived by nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Interment of cremains will b in the Vanceburg Cemetery in Sheridan Township, Dunn County, WI. Local arrangements by the Anderson Funeral Home in Glenwood City, WI.