Jeanette Olofson

Honored by:Kim Olofson and Kay Olofson O'Connor
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Jeanette G. Olofson was born March 16, 1921 in Marathon, Iowa to Ida (Lindgren) and Franz Oscar Danielson. She attended Marathon Consolidated School - Elementary through High School and graduated in 1938. College: 1939-1943 Augustana College. Rock Island, Illinois B.S. degree with double major in Science & Physical Education/Health Junior year 1941-42 attended Iowa State Advanced education. Drake University & University of Iowa Career: Teaching on all levels from elementary- college with 28 years in this field of education 1943-1945 Terril High School 1945-1948 Humboldt High School & Elementary 1959-1965 Oskaloosa Jr. High & Elementary 1965 1972 Hiatt Junior High - Des Moines School System 1972 - Harding Junior High - Des Moines School System Education assistant at Buena Vista and William Penn Colleges

Family: Married Charles F. Olofson (deceased) D.N.R. Conservation Officer. Director of Iowa's Hunter Safety Program

Children: Kay Michele O'Connor Cherokee. Iowa - account executive for KCHE Radio. Her husband John O'Connor and daughters Megan and Molly Kim Daniel Olofson Polk City. Iowa - DNR Park Ranger Big Creek State Park. His wife Annette and children Hayes and Heather

Retirement: Active volunteer for church hospital. Elderly care facility school and child care. Professional Organizations: Iowa State Education Association Life Membership in National Education Association Life Membership in American Association of University Women.