Anna C. Olsen, 93

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PORTLAND — Anna C. Olsen, 93, of Portland, died May 8 at Cedars Retirement Community.

She was born in Portland on Oct. 24, 1921, the daughter of Hans and Ane Dorthea Christensen.

In her early life, Olsen worked for several businesses, including her brother Soren’s print shop. In 1965, she married Svend T. Olsen and the couple lived in Lynn, Massachusetts, until moving to Portland in 1967. There she returned to work for her brother and continued until her retirement.

She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, who died in 1996; her sister, Ellen Christensen; and her brother, Soren Christensen.

She is survived by her brother, Espen Christensen, of Portland; two nephews, James Christensen, of Durham, and Thomas Christensen, of Bangor, and their families; and a sister-in-law, Gloria Berry, of Bridgton, and her family.

A funeral was scheduled for Tuesday May 12, at 10 a.m., at St. Ansgar Evangelical Lutheran Church, 515 Woodford St., Portland, with the Rev. William Barter officiating. Interment was to follow at Forest City Cemetery, in South Portland.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Olsen’s memory to St. Ansgar Evangelical Lutheran Church, 515 Woodford St., Portland, ME 04103.

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