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Marilyn Olson

August 8, 1922 — January 5, 2015

Marilyn Clae Olson, 92, lifelong Duluth resident, died Monday, January 5, 2015 in Essentia Health St. Mary's Hospital. Marilyn was born in Duluth on August 8, 1922 to Edward and Esther Holland. She was a graduate of Denfeld High School and married Donald W. Olson Sr. on June 12, 1947 in Duluth. Marilyn worked at Glass Block/Younkers in the China and Fabric Departments. She was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, the Naomi Circle, volunteered at the church library and enjoyed playing cards with several card clubs. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Donald; sister, Maxine Kilsdonk; brother, Edward Holland; grandson, James Donald Steen; son-in-law, Bill McGrew. She is survived by her children, Donald W. Jr (Linda) of Duluth, Charles (Yoko) of California, Nancy (David) Steen of Duluth, Cheryl McGrew of Minneapolis and Dale (DeeDee) of Duluth; sister-in-law, Lavonna Meiners of Caledonia, Minn; grandchildren, Jody (Jon) De St. Hubert, Chad Olson, Katherine and Daniel McGrew, Donalda (Dan) Hinzmann, Jason Steen, Madeline Olson and Christian Olson; great-grandchildren, Kylie and Cole Steen, Cade and Finn De St. Hubert. Visitation will be from 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Thursday, January 8, 2015 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 4831 Grand Ave. Pastor Christine Anttila officiating. Burial in Oneota Cemetery. Memorials to Our Savior's Library Fund would be appreciated.


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