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Cynthia Reese Davison Olson

May 8, 1943 ~ September 30, 2017 (age 74)

Cynthia Reese Davison Olson, 74, of Springfield, peacefully passed away on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at her home surround by her family and friends.

Cynthia was born on May 8, 1943 in Springfield the daughter of Merle and Eugene Davison.  She married Gene Olson on March 21, 1980.

She lived and worked in the Springfield area her entire life.  She attended Hazel Dell School and was a Springfield High School graduate.  She had many close friends since grade school.  She enjoyed quilting, reading, and gardening, she was a master gardener.  She had a deep interest in fine glassware and jewelry.  She was also very involved in several patriotic organizations, DAR, Colonial War, War of 1812 and DVCW, serving as an officer and attended meetings as long as she could.  She was always willing to help out.  She worked many years for Hope School and retired from Bunn Capital in 2005 after fifteen years.

She is survived by her husband, Gene; son, Charles (Lori) Campbell; daughter, Jessica (Nick) Courtney; two step-daughters, Tamera Olson and Julia (Tom Terry) Olson of Omaha, NE; brother, Burns (Nancy) Davison of Laurel, MT; four grandchildren, Coral, Brandon, Deanne, and Rebecca; three great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and her four cats (baby’s) Scruf, Alice, Samson and Red.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home.  Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 Mt. Hope Cemetery in Nyman, IA.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Springfield Center for Independent Living c/o Dave Moore.

 


 Service Information

Visitation
Tuesday
October 3, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home & Cremation Service
530 North Fifth Street
Springfield, IL 62702

Funeral Service
Tuesday
October 3, 2017

7:00 PM
Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home & Cremation Service
530 North Fifth Street
Springfield, IL 62702


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