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Evelyn Mae Olson
(01-09-1939 - 05-18-2018)

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 Evelyn Mae Olson, 80, of Elgin IL, passed away surrounded by her family on May 18th, 2018 at St. Alexius Hospital in Hoffman Estates IL. Evelyn was born on January 9th, 1938, in Waukegan IL, daughter of Roy and Margaret King. She graduated from Lincoln High School in Illinois and Ellis Business College and proceeded with administrative work thereafter. She married Neil B. Olson on June 21st, 1958, at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Crystal Lake and would have been married for 60 years this June. She was preceded in death by both of her parents and seven siblings: Peggy (Margaret), Richard, Dorothy, Norman, Marlyn, Russell, and Joe (Ronald). She was survived by husband Neil, son Mark Olson and daughter Dawn Sabir. Other survivors include her grandchildren Missy (Melissa) Day, Stephie (Stephanie) Olson, Padyia (Soryia) Sabir, Sopholopolous (Sophia) Sabir, and Beebsley (Naim) Sabir, as well as her son-in-law Naim Sabir. Evelyn also enjoyed spending as much time as possible at her home in Hazelhurst WI. Evelyn lived for her family, and also loved cooking, baking, arts & crafts, music, and animals with a special love for birds. Evelyn is most recognized as a kind-hearted, caring and thoughtful wife, mother, and grandmother who always reminded us to “Take your time, concentrate and follow through”. Memorial services will be held this Saturday, May 26th, 2018 at 7:00 P.M. in the Laird Funeral Home, 310 S. State Street, Elgin. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 4:00 P.M. until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Elgin IL (847)742-2025 in Evelyn’s name. 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com.

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