Lucille Ollinger

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Funeral services for Mrs. Lucille Ollinger, 90, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 26, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. William Schreiber will officiate the service.

Burial will be at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer.

Mrs. Ollinger passed away Monday, April 23, 2012, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer.

Lucille Irene Ollinger, the daughter of Guy and Mildred (Flipsey) Parks, was born on Aug. 30, 1921, in Dickens. She was raised and received her early education in Clay County by attending Harmony Country School and then Gillett Grove High School.

On Nov. 27, 1944, Lucille married Raymond Ollinger in Spencer. Following their marriage, they lived on farms and were lifetime residents of Clay County. Lucille was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Lincoln Willing Workers. She enjoyed crocheting, reading and flowers.

Following Raymond's death in 1980, she married Melvin Gunnerson on Sept. 16, 1983, in Spencer. Following their marriage, they continued to live on her farm.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Raymond and second husband, Melvin; one son, Dwayne Eugene; three sisters: Charlene Walton, Wava Dailey and Margaret Kobold; and two brothers: Harold and Leslie Parks.

Left to cherish her memory are her three daughters: Carol Johnson and her husband, David of Linn Grove; Karen Jatho and her husband, Alan of Hartley; Anita Sponheim and her husband, Wayne of Osage; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one brother, Frank Parks and his wife, Bernice of Spencer; and one sister, Loretta Parks of Fort Dodge; other relatives and friends.

Warner Funeral Home in Spencer is in charge of arrangements.