Treva V. Lannan


Honored By

Honored by: Olson, Virginia
Date submitted: October 24, 2006
Gift: Leaf Tile, Medium

Treva V. Lannan is the mother of nine boys and three girls, the grandmother of twenty-five children and the great-grandmother of four children. She graduated from high school in Iowa at age 16 and worked two years. She attended nursing school during World War II and graduated as a Registered Nurse. She worked as an R.N. at a veterans' hospital in Sheridan, Wyoming, for over twenty years, on medical and psychiatric units.

Treva volunteers at a soup kitchen and thrift store and is very active in Holy Name Church. Her husband of 57 years died in June of 2005. However, she is happily busy with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her 12th grandchild, Garrett J. Olson, attends the University of Arizona and will start his junior year in the fall of 2006.

Treva is a remarkable woman who has influenced the lives of children, grandchildren, patients and friends. She will celebrate her 81st birthday in June of 2006.