Mass of Christian Burial for Olga M. Songg-Stratton, 59, Lawrence will be 10 am Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. She died Saturday, April 7, 2012 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
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Olga was born April 21, 1952 in San Jose, Costa Rica, the daughter of Jose Joaquin Songg and Alba Pinto. She was of the Catholic Faith.
She was a graduate of the University of Costa Rica with a BA Degree. Olga worked at the Lawrence Public Library as the Inter Library Loan Coordinator.
She married John Stratton on April 21, 1990 in Lindsborg, KS. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include: her parents, Jose and Alba, San Jose, Costa Rica; her son Matthew W. Burge, Kansas City, Kansas; two sisters, Eugenia Songg, San Jose, Costa Rica and Ana Lucia Songg, and a brother, Jorge Songg, both of New York City, NY.
Olga loved sunsets over the prairie and the sea. She was a vivacious person in life, who loved her Family and her Faith.
She will lie in state after 2 pm, Tuesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary, where the family will greet friends from 7 to 8:30 pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her name to the Oncology Center, Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
On line condolences may be sent to: www.warrenmcelwain.com.
Published in Lawrence Journal-World on Apr. 9, 2012