Lisa Kay Olson, age 51 of Prairie City, passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2018, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Memorial services will be held on Friday, July 13, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. at Coburn Funeral Home in Prairie City. Burial will take place at Colfax Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 12, 2018, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Make -A-Wish Foundation or the Prairie City Fire Department. Condolences may be left for the family at www.coburnfuneralhomes
The daughter of Richard Glenn and Carolyn Kay (Thompson) Mindham, Lisa was born on April 18, 1967 in Ames, Iowa. She graduated from Lewis Central High School in Council Bluffs in 1985 and then graduated from American School of Beauty. On June 10, 2006, she was united in marriage to Troy Vincent Olson in Des Moines. Lisa enjoyed music, animals but most of all spending time with her family and friends.
Those left to honor her memory include her husband, Troy; her mother, Carolyn; three children, Steven (Carissa) Lahey, Hannah Fairchild, and Cole (Alyssa Pilcher) DeKock; four grandchildren, Malachi, Isaiah, Ellyona, and Ezra; a brother, Eric (Melissa) Mindham and several nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were her grandparents, father in 2000, and a granddaughter, Leilani in 2017.
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To the Olson family, my heartfelt condolences for your loss of your loved one. As you cope with your loss, may you find comfort in knowing that God promises to put an end to all the things that have plagued mankind for centuries including pain and death (Rev 21:3,4). May these promises from God's word, the Bible give you comfort now and real hope for the future. My deepest sympathy.
Thanking God for all the heart to heart talks over the years with my friend Lisa. Living life and celebrating life's high's and standing together through the low times. You were an awesome friend who loved and encouraged me with kind words and her infectious laugh. You were the best. So glad our paths crossed. ❤️
Troy, I wouldn't have to say anything and you would know exactly what I am thinking and feeling. We both loved Lisa unconditionally with all our hearts. She always talked about what good care you took of her. She was always saying, "Thank God for Troy!" She was a bright light here on earth and will be even brighter in Heaven! I rarely had a conversation with her that didn't end in laughter! I will think of her every day for the rest of my life and I know you will too. One day you will be reunited with her and I hope that brings you some comfort. Kathy
Thinking of you Troy and sending lots of prayers your way.
Troy, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers are certainly with you and your family.
Lisa always had a smile on her face and almost always was laughing. She was a beautiful light. Prayers and love to all 🙏💕
Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
So sorry for your loss Troy. My family and I are holding you in our prayers.
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