August 8, 1917 - September 22, 2014


Deloris Helen Olson, age 97, Sartell, MN, formerly of St. Cloud, MN, died Monday, September 22, 2014 at Legends of Heritage Place, Sartell, MN.

Funeral services will be Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM at the Benson Funeral Home Chapel, St. Cloud, MN. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Thursday. Burial will be in North Star Cemetery, St. Cloud, MN.

Deloris was born August 8, 1917 in Crosby, MN to F. F. William and Helen (Tollefson) Butt. She married Wilfred Rein on November 25, 1937 in St. Cloud, MN. They had four children. They later divorced. On August 31, 1960 Deloris married Jerome Eizenhoefer in St. Cloud, MN. Jerome died on February 21, 1974. Deloris married Donald L. Olson on April 22, 1989 in St. Cloud, MN.

Deloris was employed as a waitress at the Eagles Club, JC Penney lunchroom and at the United States Veterans Administration. She later worked as a sales associate at two dress shops and a children’s shop at Crossroads Shopping Center. Deloris was a member of Peace United Church of Christ since she was four years old. She was a 50 year member of the St. Cloud Order of Eastern Star Granite Chapter #5, serving as an officer for many years. Deloris enjoyed fishing and playing pool (snooker). She was known as one of the best snooker players at Whitney Senior Center in St. Cloud, MN.

Survivors include her four children, Thomas (Sharlie Sue) Rein of Fayetteville, TN, William Rein of Clearwater, MN; Richard (Carol) Rein of Sauk Rapids, MN; and Marilyn (John) Knettel of Rice, MN; 11 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Jerome Eizenhoefer and Donald Olson, brothers, Virgil, James and Monroe Butts.

The family of Deloris would like to thank the staffs of Legends at Heritage Place and St. Croix Hospice the compassionate care and support they provided.