Olive E. Lafer, age 95 of Brainerd, passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Woodland Good Samaritan in Brainerd. She was born on July 14, 1923 in Leola, South Dakota to Lydia (Koth) and Christian Eichelberg.
Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dick; son, Richard Jr.; brothers, Oscar, Martin, and Erwin; sister, Verna Barger.
She will be deeply missed by her children, Mark (Kelley) of Phoenix, AZ, LeA (Mel) Coe of Atlanta, GA, and Dorene (Neal) Weltzin of Trego, WI; grandchildren, Ben (Brittany), Nathan (Casey), Micah, Michael, and Bryson; great granddaughter, Brienna; siblings, Alvin Eichelberg of Kansas City, MO , Alma Mittleider of Moreno Valley CA, Elmer Eichelberg of St. Michael.
A Funeral Service for Olive will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, October 12, 2018 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Brainerd, with Pastor Mark Skinner officiating. Visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls.
Caring for Olive and her family
Halvorson Johnson Funeral Care