LuVerne J. Olich – Obit

LuVerne J. Olich, 73, Ada, MN, passed away on Monday, June 21, 2021, at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND, with her family by her side. 

LuVerne Jean Thompson was born on May 13, 1948, to Lloyd and Josie (Crane) Thompson in Ada. LuVerne graduated from Twin Valley High School in 1966 and following graduation, she started her career at the Ada Co-Op Oil Association as a bookkeeper.

On December 31, 1972, LuVerne was united in marriage to Leslie C. Olich at Zion Lutheran Church in Twin Valley, MN. From this union a daughter, Jennifer Jean was born on September 25, 1976. During the time Jennifer was growing up, LuVerne ran a home daycare to be home with her daughter. In July of 1980, she started her career at First State Bank in Ada, retiring in September of 2008.

LuVerne enjoyed quilting, cooking, baking, entertaining friends and family, the lake, fishing and gardening. She loved her retired life. Spending time with her grandchildren, water aerobics, and coffee with friends were some of her favorite pastimes. She also cherished her frequent trips to Moorhead to watch her grandchildren’s music and sporting events. She also loved shopping and finding “good deals,” especially for her grandchildren and a nice new top for herself.

LuVerne is survived by her husband, Les, Ada, MN; daughter, Jennifer Scheett, Moorhead, MN; grandchildren, Serenity, Alex and Ariana, all of Moorhead, MN; brother, Jerome (Sandy) Thompson, Twin Valley, MN; many nephews, nieces, and cousins; and her special furry grandpup, Max.

LuVerne is preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Josie Thompson; and son-in-law, Dan Scheett.

Funeral Service: 11:00 AM, Friday, June 25, 2021, at Grace Lutheran Church, Ada, MN.

Visitation: One hour before the funeral at the church.

Interment: Ada Municipal Cemetery, Ada, MN.

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Arrangements with Fredrikson-Ganje Funeral Home
Ada, Minnesota