Betty Lou Olson, 85, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Monday, December 24, 2012, at J.C. Manor, Jefferson City, Mo. She was born May 29, 1927, in Crawford, Neb., the daughter of Ruebin and Alberta (Tuttle) Clark. Betty Lou married Howard Olson. Betty Lou was formerly employed by Sundstrand for 10 years as a switchboard operator, retiring in 1992. Survivors include her children, Wendy Lindenberg of Beloit, Wis., Rosemarie Nichols of Jefferson City, Mo., Brent Nichols of Ironton, Mo., Mark Nichols of Layton, Utah, Brenda Nichols of Texas and Thom Nichols of Jefferson City, Mo.; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents, husband, two brothers and one sister. Private family services were held in East Lawn Cemetery, Beloit, Wis. Daley Murphy Wisch and Associates Funeral Home and Crematorium, 2355 Cranston Road, Beloit, Wis., assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.daleymurphywisch.com.