April 26 1924 December 16 2019
Edna’s Obituary Paris – Edna Marie Olson, 95, of Paris, passed away Monday, December 16, 2019, at her residence. She was born April 26, 1924, in Big Rapids, the daughter of Edward and Susan (Harter) Fortin, and graduated from Big Rapids High School. On May 12, 1949, she married Vernon Olson, and together they owned and operated their farm in Norwich Township for many years. Edna enjoyed the work she did at Head Start in Reed City. She was also a lifetime member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Big Rapids. Edna is survived by her son Dale (Vicki) Olson of Paris; her daughter Marsha Brown of Pensacola, FL; 9 grandchildren, Bridget, Brad, Chad (Kerrie), Rob (Jenilee), Kristy (Scott), Kerry (Zack), Richie (Nancy), Liza, and Stacey (Joel); 10 great-grandchildren; her sister Mary Eckles; and several nieces and nephews. Edna was preceded in death by her husband Vernon on August 3, 1996, two sons, Bob and Jerry, her brother Ed “Sonny” Fortin; and her sisters Clara Staff and Lucy LaRock. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 21, 2019, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Big Rapids, with Father Jegar Fickel officiating. Burial will be in the Hungerford Cemetery in Norwich Township. Edna’s family will greet friends at the Mohnke Funeral Home in Big Rapids from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, December 20, and beginning at 10:00 a.m. Saturday at the church. Memorial contributions in her name may be made for St. Mary Catholic Church. Read More
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Edna Marie Olson April 26 1924 December 16 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Big Rapids, state: Michigan