Lee Anne Olson


Lee Anne Olson, 81, of Bellefontaine, passed away at 2:15 a.m. Saturday, March 18, 2017, at the Campbell Place in Bellefontaine.

She was born in Logan County on Feb. 26, 1936, to the late William L. and Irene Fulton Wickline. On July 11, 1986, she married Lawrence “Larry” Olson and he preceded her in death Sept. 12, 2012. Lee Anne’s first husband, Richard W. Errington; two sisters, Virginia Wickline and Rebecca Brockman; and a brother, William “Dean” Wickline, also preceded her in death.

She is survived by her sons, Richard L. (Theresa) Errington of Austin, Texas, David A. (Joanne) Errington of Phoenix, Ariz., and John C. (Lessa) Errington of Boston, N.Y; 10 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; sisters, Jody (David) Morris of West Liberty and Beth Hodel of Indiana; brother, David (Ginger) Wickline of Huntsville; many nieces and nephews; and several Baha’i friends.

Lee Anne was a member of the Baha’i faith. She worked at the National Baha’i House of Worship in Wilmette, Ill. In addition to her secretarial duties, she was a greeter and worked closely on developing devotional programs, an activity she continued when she and Larry moved to Bellefontaine. Lee Anne enjoyed quilting and all crafts. She was an avid reader and loved music. Lee Anne was a member of numerous choral groups, one specific, the Voices of Baha Choir, that performed at Carnegie Hall in 2000. She was also a member of the Senior Center in Bellefontaine. All who loved her will miss her.

A funeral service is at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 21, at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 321 N. Main St., Bellefontaine, where visitation will be 3 to 5 p.m. today. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Belle Center.

Memorial contributions may be made to Universal Home Health and Hospice, 701 S. Main St., Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311.

Condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.