GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                                                 Tuesday, November 13, 2001

=============================================================

Florence Cecelia Olszewski

 

 

Florence Cecelia (Cichosz) Olszewski, 95, 3012 3rd Ave. S., a homemaker, died Monday at her home of natural causes.

A vigil is 6 p.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church. Funeral Mass is noon Thursday at the church, with burial in the Mount Olivet Cemetery.

                                -end-

............................................................................................................................................GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                                                Tuesday, November 14, 2001

=============================================================

Florence C. Olszewski

 

Florence Cecelia (Cichosz) Olsezewski, 95, of 3012 3rd Ave. S., a homemaker, died of natural causes Monday at her home.

Visitation is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Schnider Funeral Home. A vigil service is 6 this evening at Holy Family Catholic Church. Funeral Liturgy is noon Thursday at Holy Family, with burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery. A reception will follow at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 200 44th St. S. Schnider Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include daughters Jacqueline Kranz of Great Falls and Rosemary Lewis of Marietta, Ga.; sons Jerome Olszewski and Albert Olszewski of Great Falls, Ted Olszewski of Hogeland and John A. Olszewski of Gresham, Ore.; 33 grandchildren, 60 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Her husband, John V. Olszewski, died in 1978.

Born March 22, 1906, in Winona, Minn., she was raised there and attended public school in Winona.

She married John V. Olszewski on June 28, 1924, at St. Gabriel's Church in Chinook. They farmed on the Olszewski homestead in Hogeland for 32 years, moving to Great Falls in 1952.

She was a member of the St. Thomas Altar Society in Hogeland, a charter member of the American Legion Auxiliary and a member of the Hogeland Happy Housewives. After moving to Great Falls, she was a member of Holy Family Altar Society and Holy Rosary Circle.

She enjoyed oil painting, sewing, cake decorating, and the love of her family and friends. Her greatest love was to the Virgin Mary, and she had a shrine built in her yard in 1959 to honor her, where she said thousands of rosaries.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Bertha Cichosz, nine brothers and sisters, a daughter-in-law, Ann; and a son-in-law, Erv.

Memorials are suggested to Gift of Life or Msgr. Gluszek Scholarship Fund.

                                -end-

.........................................................................................................................................

THE BLAINE COUNRY JOURNAL, NEWS-OPINION                         Wednesday, November 14, 2001

=============================================================

FLORENCE CECELIA OLSZEWSKI

 

Florence Cecelia Olsezewski, 95, passed away on Monday, November 12, 2001 at her home in Great Falls due to natural causes. Memorial services will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2001 at Holy Family Catholic Church at 12:00 p.m., in Great Falls. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Vigil will be held Wednesday, November 14, 2001 (today) at the  Holy Family Catholic Church at 6:00 p.m. Visitation is on Wednesday, November 14, 2001 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Schnider Funeral Home. There will be a reception at Sts. Peter & Paul  200 44th St. So. in Great Falls.  Memorials may be sent to the Gift of Life or Msgr. Gluszek Scholarship Fund. 

  Florence was born on March 22, 1906, in Winona, MN. to Albert and Bertha Cichosz. She was raised on the Olszewski Homestead in Winona, MN and attended Winona Public Schools. She farmed 32 years on the Olszewski homestead in Hogeland and  moved to Great Falls in 1952.

   On June 28, 1924 she married John V. Olszewski   in Chinook at St. Gabriel's Church. John  died on February 23, 1978. Florence belonged to St. Thomas Altar Society in Hogeland, was a charter member of the American Legion Auxiliary and a member of the Hogeland Happy Housewives. After moving to Great Falls, she was a member of Holy Family Altar Society and Holy Rosary Circle.  She enjoyed oil painting, sewing, cake decorating, and the love of her family and friends. Her greatest love was to the Virgin Mary In 1959 she had a Shrine built in her yard,Where she said  thousands of rosaries, to honor the Virgin Mary.

  Florence is survived by her daughters,  Jacqueline Kranz of Great Falls and Rosemary Lewis of Marietta, GA; four sons, Jerome Olszewski and Albert Olszewski of Great Falls, John A. Olszewski of Gresham, OR, and Ted Olszewski of Hogeland; 33 grandchildren, 60 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

   She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Bertha Cichosz, nine brothers and sisters; daughter-in-law, Ann; and a son-in-law, Erv.

                                                                                                              A00013B2001NV14

                                      -end-

.........................................................................................................................................