Funeral services for Roma Olson will be a private family service with the Rev. Steve Carmany officiating. A public visitation was held on Friday, April 30, 2021, at the Starbuck Funeral Home in Starbuck. Burial was at East Zion Lutheran Cemetery. A livestream of Roma’s service can be viewed on the Starbuck Funeral Home website; scroll to the bottom of Roma’s page and click the link.
Roma Emelia Christianson, the daughter of Odin and Ruth (Knutson) Christianson, was born on Aug. 1, 1936, in Glichrist Township. She was baptized and confirmed at Glenwood Lutheran Church. Roma grew up on a farm near Terrace, and her family later moved to Glenwood, where she attended school. Following her schooling, Roma helped care for her siblings.
She was united in marriage to Thomas Olson on Oct. 15, 1953. The family made their home in Starbuck where they raised their family. Roma worked as a babysitter and as a waitress, custodian and cook at various businesses in Starbuck. She later worked as a caterer. Roma worked as a laundry aide at the Minnewaska Lutheran Home in Starbuck for 16 years until her retirement in 2011. Thomas died on Feb. 10, 1987. Roma continued to live in Starbuck until the time of her death.
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