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Laura Olsen

July 21, 1921 — March 17, 2022

Laura Olsen, 100, of Herington, KS passed away peacefully on March 17, 2022, at Herington Municipal Hospital. She was born on July 21, 1921, in Ramona, to Reinhart Beisel and Emma Kuether.

Laura spent her whole life in the Ramona and Herington area, she was a graduate of the class of 1939 from Herington High School. Then on October 29, 1941, she married the love of her life Warren Olsen, in Marion. To this union they were blessed with 2 sons. Laura and Warren spent 65 wonderful years together before Warren’s passing in 2006. Laura was most proud of her family. Spending time with her family and cooking meals for her family is what she loved to do. She also enjoyed antiquing with Warren throughout the years. Laura was a faithful attendee of the Methodist Church in Herington up till their closing. She then became a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

Laura is survived by her son Bill Olsen of Herington. She was preceded in death by her parent’s, her loving husband of 65 years Warren, son; Kim Olsen, brother; Spike Beisel, Clemens Beisel, and Andy Beisel, sisters; Martha Davis, Edna Christner, Erna Bisby. Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, Herington Chapel is serving the family.

The family will receive guests on Wednesday, March 23, from 1pm -3pm at Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, 404 South Broadway, Herington Chapel. Graveside services will take place immediately after the visitation at Sunset Hill Cemetery with Reverend Bill Neuman officiating. Memorial Contributions can be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or Herington  Hospital. Please sign her online guestbook and leave a memory of Laura.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, March 23, 2022

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, Herington Chapel

404 S Broadway St, Herington, KS 67449

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

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