Clarissa E. Olson, 89, of Overland Park, passed away Tuesday (Sept. 23, 2008) at Garden Terrace Nursing Center.

Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Shawnee, with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at the church.


Burial will be at 3 p.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Newton.


Clarissa E. Olson, 89, of Overland Park, passed away Tuesday (Sept. 23, 2008) at Garden Terrace Nursing Center.

Mrs. Olson was born March 13, 1919, in Axtell. She had lived in Newton for most of her life until moving to Overland Park in 2005.

Clarissa was a homemaker.

Survivors include sons, Richard, David and Philip Anthony Olson; daughters, Mary Snyder and Ann Robins; brother Jerry Meyer; sisters, Elizabeth Brenner and Sylvia Ross; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John, and a son, John Jr.

Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Shawnee, with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at the church.

Burial will be at 3 p.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Newton.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church or the Harvey County Historical Society.

Arrangements are by Maple Hill Funeral Home, (913) 831-3345.