Lila Nadine Oleson, 85, of Blackfoot passed away Sept. 6, 2011, at the Renaissance Assisted Living in Blackfoot.
She was born Aug. 27, 1926, in Firth, the daughter of George Cederberg and Mary Frederiksen Cederberg.
Lila has lived her whole life in the Firth and Blackfoot area.¬†She spent the winter in Wapello and summers at the ranch on the Blackfoot Reservoir.¬†She attended school in Firth and graduated from Firth High School.
On Feb. 28, 1950, she married Joe Oleson in Blackfoot.¬†He preceded her in death in 1988.
She was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Firth.
Lila was a homemaker and worked alongside her husband on the ranch.¬† She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, fishing, gardening and sewing.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†
She is survived by her sons, George (Debbie) Oleson and Steve (Elizabeth) Oleson of Blackfoot; sister-in-law, Mavis Cederberg of Firth; six grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and two nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Joe,¬† and¬† brother, George Kay Cederberg.
A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at the Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling Ave., Blackfoot.
The family will meet with friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Interment will be in the Grove City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.