Delores Hinshaw

                                               ┌── Elmer Hinshaw
                                               │    1863-1935 
                        ┌── Adolphus Hinshaw ──┤
                        │    1890-1962         │
                        │                      └── Nettie F. Reid
                        │                           1865-1943 
Delores Hinshaw ────────┤
B: c1934                │
                        └── Lizzie Simmons
M: Ralph N. "Bun" Olson

Delores Hinshaw     [ID 03809] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born about 1934, Illinois.1  

She married Ralph N. "Bun" Olson, Oct 6 1951.2,3  Ralph, son of Ralph Olson & Flora Peterson, was born Dec 29 1931, Oquawka, Henderson County, Illinois.2  


Christine "Chris" Olson, born Aug 17 1952; married -- Scott.
Marc Olson, born Aug 13 1955.
Bryan Olson, born Dec 29 1956.

Ralph died Mar 5 2003, at his home, Oquawka, Henderson County, Illinois.2  

Ralph's obituary was published in "The Hawk Eye" (Burlington, Iowa) on March 5, 2003:2

Ralph Olson

Ralph N. "Bun" Olson, 71, of Oquawka, Ill., died at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2003, at his home.  

Born Dec. 29, 1931, at Oquawka, he was the son of Ralph and Flora Peterson Olson.  On Oct. 6, 1951, he married Delores A. Hinshaw in Monmouth.  

Mr. Olson was a carpenter and millwright for 45 years.  From 1969 to 1978, he was superintendent for Stearns and Rogers Construction Co.  Until his retirement, he was superintendent for Gulf Oil Co. in Texas.  

He was reared in Oquawka and attended local schools.  He was a member of Carpenters and Joiners Local 410.  He was a member and past master of the Oquawka Masonic Lodge 123 AF & AM.  He was a Korean War Army veteran, where he served as a tech sergeant.  

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Marc Olson of Oquawka and Bryan Olson of Hankaner, Texas; one daughter, Chris Scott of Hankaner; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one brother, Nile Olson of Oquawka.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, one grandson, four brothers and five sisters.  

The body of Mr. Olson has been cremated.  No service or visitation is being planned.  

A memorial has been established for the Almost Home Humane Society in Oquawka.  

Turnbull Funeral Home in Oquawka is in charge of arrangements.

Delores currently (1996-2005) resides in Oquawka, Henderson County, Illinois.5,6  


  1. 1940 census, Oquawka, Henderson County, Illinois; roll T627-811, ED 36-15, page 3A, line #8, household #49.
  2. Obituary of Ralph Olson; "The Hawk Eye", Mar 5 2003:
  3. Family lineage contributed by Peggy Joan (Peak) Hinshaw
  4. Contribution from The Olson's ().
  5. Obituary of Durbin Leonard Hinshaw.
  6. Obituary of Billy A. Hinshaw.

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