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Martha Ellen Olson

November 14, 1944 — May 8, 2021

Martha E. Olson, 76, of Brookfield died at her home Saturday May 8, 2021. She was born November 14, 1944 in West Allis, the daughter of Theodore and Stella (nee: Beavers) Pirner. On January 29, 1966 she married Bruce A. Olson at Mt. Hope Lutheran Church in West Allis. He preceded her in death in 2000. Martha was a woman of strong faith and was a lifelong member of Mt. Hope Lutheran Church. She was also a proud member of O.N.O.W. a group of four families who were very good friends and had many adventures together.

She will be missed by her children Carin (Brian) Strum of Waukesha, Craig (Kristen) Olson of Lake Geneva, and Kyle (Susan) Olson of Waukesha. Her grandchildren Sydney, Andrew, Benjamin, Brody, and Brooklynn also survive. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by her sister Jo Ann Brown.

Visitation will be Wednesday May 12, 2021 from 10:00 am until the 12:00 pm funeral service at Randle Dable Brisk Funeral Home 1110 S. Grand Avenue Waukesha, WI 53186. Burial will be at Highland Memorial Park in New Berlin.

Memorials are appreciated to H.A.W.S 701 Northview Rd. Waukesha, WI 53188, Mt. Hope Lutheran Church 8633 W Becher St, Milwaukee, WI 53227, or give blood. Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Service is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-547-4035 or visit our website at for directions, to watch the live stream or to leave the family an online tribute message.
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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home

1110 S Grand Ave, Waukesha, WI 53186

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