May 2, 1923 - January 22, 2018
Visitation: Visitation will be Thursday from 2 to 8:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton, with family present from 6 to 8:00 p.m.
Service: Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 26 at Canton Lutheran Church.
Doris Olseth, 94, passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 at Sanford Ava’s House in Sioux Falls. Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 26 at Canton Lutheran Church. Visitation will be Thursday from 2 to 8:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton, with family present from 6 to 8:00 p.m.
Doris was born May 2, 1923 in Canton, SD to Jesse and Sophie (Olson) Helgerson. She graduated from Canton High School in 1941. She then attended General Beadle in Madison, where she received her teaching certificate. She taught at Lincoln County country schools for 8 years.
Doris married Martin Olseth June 3, 1950 in Canton. They made their home on a farm 6 miles north of Canton. Her husband died in 1995. Doris was an active member of Canton Lutheran Church and was a past president of Sons of Norway. She enjoyed spending time with her family.
Those grateful for having shared her life are: one daughter, Barb Kroger, Canton; 3 sons, Lynn, Yankton, Douglas (Paulette) and DuWayne both of Canton; stepson Darrell (Bev), Salt Lake City, UT; grandchildren; step-grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great grandchildren; and her sister Helen Eiesland, Sioux Falls. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, stepson, Marvin, brother Kermit Helgerson, an infant daughter, and son-in-law Doug Kroger.