Mary J. Olson was born
at Peru, Kansas on the 11th of December, 1931 .
She passed away on Sunday
the 9th at Sublimity after
a long battle with lung cancer.
She was 79. The
daughter of Robert and Helen Phillips.
Mary was raised in
Kansas and having lived in Colorado and California before moving
to Oregon where she lived most of her life in the Nehalem area.
She was married to Robert Olson in 1985 in LaFayette , he
was the love of her life. She
was a homemaker and
mother to 11
children. She enjoyed
gardening, reading, crocheting and playing the piano.
She is survived by her
daughters, Lois Wade of Vancouver, WA, Roberta Strozyk of Chugiak,
Alaska, Val Keith of Morresville, SC, Fran Collins of Mill City,
Katherine Boone of Eugene; sons, Mark, Chuck and Raymond
Boone all of Eugene, David Boone of Newport News, VA, Wayne
Boone of Tacoma, WA; step children, Marlene Fowler of Winlock, WA,
Barbara Fullman of Vancouver, WA,
of Canby; sister, Donna Donaldson of Appleton, WA; numerous
grand and great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son, Daniel.
Memorials may be made to
Doernbechers Childrens Hospital – Portland, OR. Services will be
held Saturday, January 22nd at 1:00 pm at
Sunset Heights Cemetery, Tillamook, OR.
Arrangements entrusted to Weddle