Marilyn Olson


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Posted Online: Jan. 12, 2013, 7:27 pm
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Marilyn J. Olson, 79, Davenport died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013.
Keeping with her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and inurnment of her cremains will take place at Davenport Memorial Park. Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.
She was born Aug. 4, 1933, in Davenport, to Roy and Lucille Traphagan Wiese.
She worked at the former Red Jacket Manufacturing and The Kahl Building.
Among survivors are her longtime friends, Jerry and Bev Rice, Davenport.
She was preceded in death by her parents. Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Marilyn's obituary at www.hmdfuneralhome.com.














 



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