Olsonoski, Helen

Female 1909 - 2000  (91 years)


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  • Name Olsonoski, Helen  [1
    Born 3 Aug 1909  Kittson, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Find A Grave Memorial 37374545 
    Occupation Homemaker 
    Died 27 Nov 2000  Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Kennedy, Kittson, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Kennedy Cemetery
    Person ID I1219  Sullivan Burgess Family Tree | Mary and David Thomson Descendant
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 

    Family Sylvester, George,   b. 29 Oct 1889, Humboldt, Kittson, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1973, Kittson, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 27 Sep 1930  Argyle, Marshall, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sylvester, Baby Boy,   b. 16 Oct 1931, Kittson, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1931, Kittson, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    +2. Sylvester, Marlene Mary,   b. 13 Mar 1933, Kittson, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 2014, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
    +3. Sylvester, Lois Ann
    +4. Sylvester, Jeanette Yvonne
    +5. Sylvester, Richard Stanley
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F512  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Aug 1909 - Kittson, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Sep 1930 - Argyle, Marshall, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Nov 2000 - Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Kennedy, Kittson, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Helen Sylvester, 91, Idaho Falls, Idaho and formerly of Kennedy, died at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls Monday, Nov. 27, 2000.

      Helen Olsonoski was born in Richardville Township of Kittson County Aug. 3, 1909, the daughter of Stanislaus and Mary Olsonoski. She grew up in Richardville Township and attended public school.

      On Sep. 27, 1930 she was united in marriage to George Sylvester at Argyle. The couple settled in Kennedy and Helen became the first cook at the Kennedy School after the school lunch program was started.

      She was also a seamstress and worked as a clerk at the Kiene Store and later Eukel's Hartz Store. George died in 1973. Helen was active in the community and was an election judge for many years and had also served as the city assessor.

      She was a member of Maria Lutheran Church, had been a 4-H Leader for more than 25 years; and was a charter member and past president of the VFW Auxiliary.

      Family members include three daughters, Marlene Peterson, Eden Prairie; Lois (Ben) Davis, South Lyon, MI and Jeanette (Rodney) Lysfjord, Idaho Falls, Idaho, a son, Richard (Andrea) Sylvester, Barnesville, nine grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; a great great grandchild; two sisters, Rose (Ed) Grabowski, Emerson, Manitoba, Canada and Victoria (Erland) Widerstrand, Hallock; two brothers, Edward (Rose) Olsonoski and Vincent (Verna) Olsonoski both of Lancaster; family friend, Robert Peterburg.

      She was preceded in death by her parents; Husband; an infant son; a son-in-law, James Peterson; two brothers, Stanley and Felix; two sisters, Ann and Martha; and half-brothers and sisters, Josephine, Katherine, Joseph, Steve, William and Frank.

      Funeral services were Saturday, Dec. 2, 2000, in Maria Lutheran Church, Kennedy. Interment was in the Kennedy Cemetery. Rev. Kenneth Losch presided.

      Pallbearers were Helen's grandchildren.

  • Sources 
    1. [S167] FindAGrave, (Name: www.findagrave.com;).
      Record for Helen Sylvester