MARION ELINOR (TURNER) OLSEN

Marion Elinor (Turner) Olsen gravestone
(Photo by Vernon B. Paddock)

B. October 25, 1920 in Round Lake, Lake County, IL
D. August 7, 2014 in Delavan Lake, Walworth County, WI
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  • Father: Edwin Arnold “Edward” Turner born born May 2, 1892 in Wauconda, Lake County, IL, son of Seth Dyer Turner (1861-1910) and Caddie Lilly Gay (Griswold) Turner (1867-1945); Edwin died May 16, 1959 in Waukegan, Lake County, IL; buried in Wauconda Cemetery, Wauconda, Lake County, IL; According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Tuesday, May 19, 1959, page 38:

“Edwin A. Turner
   Services for Edwin A. Turner, 67, of 418 Cedar Lake av., Round Lake, will be held at 2 p. m. Tuesday in the chapel at 137 Center st., Grayslake.  Mr. Turner, who died Saturday, was a former Round Lake village trustee, water commissioner, school board member, and volunteer fireman.  He leaves his widow Nellie; a son, Donald Turner; and four daughters, Mrs. Lillian Steinsdorfer, Mrs. Marietta Kirkbride, Mrs. Marion Olsen, and Mrs. Correna Friis.”

  • Mother: Nellie Agnes (Vasey) Turner born December 31, 1889 in Wauconda Township, Lake County, IL, daughter of John Able Vasey (1839-1913) and Jane Elizabeth (Richardson) Vasey (1859-1944); Nellie died September 25, 1967; buried in Wauconda Cemetery, Wauconda, Lake County, IL
  • Husband 1: Harvey Elmer Olsen born July 20, 1915 in Chicago, Cook County, IL, son of Olaf Martin Olsen (1877-1941) and Jennie M. (Kiddelsen) Olsen (1885-1960); Harvey died July 1964 (See section pertaining to Harvey Elmer Olsen buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Husband 2: Stanley Miller born February 6, 1922 in Youngstown, Mahoning County, OH, son of Marko Vukich (aka Michael Miller) and Magdalene “Margaret” (Silak) Vukich (aka Mary (Silak) Miller); married (1) Edna Miller and divorced Jun 16, 1958 in Mahoning County, OH; married (2) Violet (Gordon) Everhart on February 2, 1960 in Summit County OH and divorced August 14, 1968 in Summit County, OH; married (3) Marion Elinor (Turner) Olsen; Stanley died October 11, 1986 (See section pertaining to Stanley Miller buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Children:
    1. Daniel E. J. Olsen born May 2, 1951 in Waukegan, Lake County, IL; married Sheree Goyer in Green Lake, Green Lake County, WI; Daniel died April 16, 2006 in Ripon, Fon du Lac County, WI; buried in Nepeuskun Cemetery, Ripon, Fond du Lac County, WI; According to the Oshkosh Northwestern (Oshkosh WI) Tuesday, April 18, 2006, page 12:

“Daniel E. Olsen

   Daniel E. Olsen, age 54, W12102 Highway 23, Ripon, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2006 at his home.
   He was born May 2, 1951 in Waukegan, Illinois, a son to Harvey and Marion (Miller) Olsen.  He was educated in Round Lake Schools.  On May 23, 1981, Daniel married Sheree Goyer in Green Lake.  He worked as a diesel mechanic for Petraszak Excavating LTD in Berlin.  Daniel enjoyed hunter and being in the outdoors, and especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
   Survivors include his wife, Sheree of Ripon; 2 sons, Jamie (partner for life, George) Milwaukee, and John Olsen of Ripon; 4 daughters, Holly (Rick) Brown of Round Lake, Illinois, Desiree (Chris) Wuest, Tamara Olsen and Ashley Olsen all of Ripon, his mother, Marion Miller of Waupace; 2 sisters, Nancy (Doug) Copeland of Delavan, Hazel (Mike) Doyle of Waupaca.  He was preceded in death by his father, and one brother, Jeffrey Olsen.
   Visitation: For Daniel E. Olsen will be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2006, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Butzin-Marchant Funeral Home in Ripon, and again on Thursday, April 20, 2006, from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Butzin-Marchant Funeral Home in Ripon.
   Funeral service: for Daniel E. Olsen will be held Thursday, April 20, 2006, at 10 a.m., at The Butzin-Marchant Funeral home in Ripon, with Reverend Mark R. West officiating.  Interment will be in Nepeuskun Cemetery in the Town of Nepeuskun.  In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.
   Butzin-Marchant Funeral Home, Ripon, is assisting the family.
   www.butzinmarchant.com”

  1. Jeffrey Harvey Olsen born July 11, 1955; Jeffrey died February 17, 1993 (See section pertaining to Jeffrey Harvey Olsen buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  2. Hazel (Olsen) Doyle; married Mike Doyle
  3. Nancy (Olsen) Copeland; married Doug Copeland
  • Siblings:
    • Lillian Elizabeth (Turner) Steinsdorfer born October 20, 1914 in Wauconda Township, Lake County, IL; married Leo Martin Steinsdorfer (1911-1964) on August 21, 1934, son of Joseph Steinsdorfer (1880-1935) and Catherine (Toole) Steinsdorfer (1876-1966); Lillian died January 25, 1980; last residence: Round Lake, Lake County, IL
    • Alvin Edwin Turner born August 19, 1916 in Wauconda, Lake County, IL; Alvin died September 3, 1937 in Waukegan, Lake County, IL; buried in Wauconda Cemetery, Wauconda, Lake County, IL
    • Murietta Laverne (Turner) Kirkbride born February 3, 1919 in Wauconda, Lake county, IL; married Allen Ralph Kirkbride Jr. (1915-1993), son of Allen Kirkbride and Jane Kirkbride; Murietta died May 20, 1993
    • Correna Helen (Turner) (Friis) Dawson born October 16, 1921 in Round Lake, Lake County, IL; married (1) Lawrence Martin Friis (1915-1954) on April 17, 1954, son of Peter Friis and Anna (Carlson) Friis (See section pertaining to Lawrence Martin Friis buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery); married (2) William “Billy” Dawson; Correna died Mary 8, 1996; (See section pertaining to Correna Helen (Turner) (Friis) Dawson buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
    • John Irving Turner born September 27, 1922 in Round Lake, Lake County, IL; Army Veteran (April 13, 1946 – September 24, 1947); married Wilma C (1925-1993) John died July 9, 1981; John and Wilma are buried in Avon Centre Cemetery, Grayslake, Lake County, IL

Additional Information:

According to the 1930 U.S. Census for Round Lake Village, Avon Township, Lake County, IL, the household members were: Edward A. Turner, head, age 38, married at age 22, born in Illinois, parents born in Illinois, Occupation: Plumber – Retail hardware; Nellie Turner, wife, age 40, married at age 24, born in Illinois, father born in England, mother born in Illinois; Lillian E. Turner, daughter, age 15, single, born in Illinois; Alvin E. Turner, son, age 13, single, born in Illinois; Marietta L. Turner, daughter, age 11 single, born in Illinois; Marion E. Turner, daughter, age 9, single, born in Illinois; Correna H. Turner, daughter, age 8, single, born in Illinois; John I. Turner, son, age 7, single, born in Illinois

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Round Lake, Avon Township, Lake County, IL living on Cedar Lake Avenue, the household members were: Edwin Turner, head, age 47, married, highest grade completed: 8, born in Illinois, lived in same house in 1935, Occupation: master mechanic – plumbing heating; Nellie Turner, wife, age 50, married, highest grade completed: 8, born in Illinois, lived in same house in 1935; Marian Turner, daughter, age 20, single, highest grade completed: H-2, born in Illinois, lived in same house in 1935, Occupation: Laborer – road construction project; Corrine Turner, daughter, age 18, single, highest grade completed: 8, born in Illinois, lived in same house in 1935, John Turner, son, age 18, single, highest grade completed: 8, born in Illinois, lived in same house in 1935.

According to the U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1:

“Name: Marion E. Miller [Marion Miller]; Birth Date: 25 Oct 1920; Residence Date: 1987; Phone Number: 223-3166; Address: 20 Webb St; Residence: Grayslake, IL; Postal Code: 60030-1632; Second Residence Date: 1987; Second Phone Number: 223-3166; Second Address: 20 Webb St; Second Residence: Grayslake, IL; Second Postal Code: 60030-1632; Third Residence Date: 1979; Third Phone Number: 223-3166; Third Address: 324 Ferndale Dr; Third Residence: Round Lake Beach, IL; Third Postal Code: 60073-2622”

According to the Daily Herald (Arlington Heights IL) August 21, 2014:

“MILLER
Marion E. Miller
Marion E. Miller, age 93, died Thursday, August 7, 2013, in Delavan, WI in the loving presence of her family.  Marion was born at home in Round Lake on October 25, 1920 to Edward A. and Nellie A. (Vasey) Turner.  For most of her lifetime, she resided in the Round Lake area.  She also lived in Grayslake for a time, and during the past 12 years, she lived with each of her daughters.  While a resident of Round Lake, she worked at Baxter Healthcare, and was a member of Calvary Presbyterian Church in Round Lake.  Survivors include two daughters, Hazel (Mike) Doyle of Waupaca, WI and Nancy (Doug) Copeland of Delavan, WI; 13 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and 9 great great-grandchildren.  In addition to her parents, Marion was preceded in death by her first husband, Harvey Olsen, second husband, Stanley Miller; two sons, Danile Olsen and Jeffrey Olsen, a grandson, Christopher; two brothers and four sisters.  The memorial service will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Calvary Presbyterian Church, 510 N. Cedar Lake Road, Round Lake, IL 60073.”