Marlene Oleson, of Montevideo, died Saturday, May 2, 2020 at the CentraCare St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud, MN at the age of 80.
Arrangements are with Anderson-TeBeest Funeral Home in Montevideo.
Marlene Gail Kivley was born July 6, 1939 in Proctor, MN to Perry and Doris (Johnson) Kivley. Her family moved to Montevideo, where she was confirmed at Salem Lutheran Church. Marlene Graduated from Montevideo High School. She was united in marriage to Frank Oleson on February 10, 2005 in Yankton, SD. After Franks passing in 2013, Marlene met Darrel Benson who she spent many great years with.
Marlene was a member of Salem Lutheran Church in Montevideo, where at one point she was the church secretary. She worked for the Montevideo Public Library for over 25 years and truly loved her work. Marlene enjoyed reading, sewing, doing home improvements, spending time with her cats, and crafting. She also loved to garden and had a backyard full of beautiful flowers, especially her peonies and geraniums. Marlene was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, companion, and will be missed dearly by her family and friends.
Marlene is survived by her children, Steven (Jacqueline) Tebben, of Glendale, AZ, Cathy (Bryan) Tolin, of Albertville, MN, Bruce (Sandy) Tebben, of Hartselle, AL, and Lisa (Steve) Grengs, of Maple Grove, MN; sister, Jacalyn Lindvall, of Montevideo, MN; grandchildren, Nickolas, Amanda, Jennifer, Anthony, Andrew, and Shawn; great-grandchildren, Braeden, Cooper, Stella, Clara, Henry, Jadyn, Brylynn, Soilei, Sophia, Rory, Noah, and Brandon; companion, Darrel Benson, and his three children, Leon (Cindy), Lisa, and Lana; and many other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by parents; husband Frank Oleson in 2013; and son, Richard Nicholls in 2018.
Blessed be the memory of Marlene Oleson.
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