Obituary of Barbara J. Train-Olson
Barbara Johanna Train Olson, 84, died on March 27, 2022 at Calder Woods in Beaumont, Texas. She was born on December 28, 1937 in Lindsborg, Kansas to Frans and Bernadine Train. Barbara was in the Lindsborg High School class of 1955 and earned a bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University. In 1959, Barbara wed Larry Olson (class of 1954) and they moved to Port Arthur, Texas where Larry began a 33-year career with Gulf Oil. The family enjoyed returning to Lindsborg every summer and Christmas to spend time with the Trains and Olsons, and with many classmates and friends. Barbara was a long-time resident of the Port Neches and Groves communities in southeast Texas where her children were raised and active in school. Barbara is predeceased by her parents and brother, James (Jimmy) Train. She is survived by her sister, Mary Train and husband, Stan, of Sun City West, Arizona; children, Toni Olson Locke and husband, Kenny, of Beaumont, Todd Olson and wife, Sue, of San Antonio, Texas, and Lisa Olson Greene and husband, Bobby, of Fremont, California. Her beloved grandchildren include Lauren Locke of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, Steven Locke of Beaumont and Thomas Locke, of Beaumont, and Nicholas Olson of San Antonio. Memorial contributions may be sent to Alzheimer's Association, 6055 South Loop East Houston, Texas 77087.
Saturday, June 18, 2022
Smoky Hill Cemetery
Coronado Heights Rd.
Lindsbog, Kansas, United States
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