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Ruth Olson

FARMINGTON – Ruth Martin Olson of Farmington, formerly of Mexico, MO, passed away on November 25, 2005. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. Dawson T. and Jimmie Rita (Carriere) Martin, a brother, Dawson Martin and a sister, Elizabeth Cancienne.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Dick Olson, a son, Carl Olson and wife Geraldine of the Washington, D.C. area, three daughters, Nancy (Mrs. Paul) Skinner of Dallas, TX, Ann (Mrs. Brian) McNamara of Farmington and Jane (Mrs. Travis) Pomposello, New York, NY; a brother-in-law, Paul Cancienne of Belle Rose, LA, sister-in-law, Margaret Martin of Donaldsonville, LA, seven grandchildren, one great-grandchild and other relatives and friends.

Friends may call at the Cozean Memorial Chapel today from 9 to 10 a.m. A Funeral Mass will follow at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church of Farmington. Burial will be at the New Calvary Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Boys and Girls Town of Missouri. Visit for obituary and online condolences.

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