Betty Oleson

Obituary of Betty Oleson


            Betty Dale Oleson, age 86 of Yankton, SD passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Avera Sister James Care Center, Yankton, SD.  Funeral Services will be 1:30 p.m., Friday, June 23, 2017 at the Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Chapel, Yankton with James Witkop officiating.  Burial will be in the Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, SD.  Visitations will begin at 11:30 a.m. and continue until the time of the service.  On-line condolences may be sent at

            Betty is survived by her son, Shawn Christian Oleson of Yankton, SD; her brother and his wife, James and Marilyn Witkop of Leawood, KS and nieces and nephews.

            Betty was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Darwin D. Oleson; sisters, Earla Mae Coloroso and Elsie Rose Witkop.

            Shawn’s request is to direct memorials to the Yankton Special Olympics, 114 Lakeview Terrace, Yankton, SD  57078.