Mary D Olsen

July 06, 1945 – January 10, 2015

Mary Dolores (Westenberger) Olsen, 69, died Saturday January 10, 2015. She was born July 6, 1945, in Shawano to the late James and Lorraine (Penfield) Westenberger. Mary graduated from Gillett High School in 1963. She married John Olsen on October 25, 1963 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Gillett. Mary worked on the family dairy farm and served as a Gillett EMT for several years. She was an avid flower gardener, played organ for Immanuel Lutheran Church, created stained glass, collected and restored antiques. Mary was a member of the Ladies Aide and also of the Gillett Jaycees.

Mary is survived by her husband: John; children: Lori (Rick) Martineau of Stevens Point; David Olsen of Gillett; Lisa (Bruce) Hanneman of Gillett; Richard (Kelly Weber) Olsen of Appleton; Kristen(Ahren) Telford of Suring; 6 grandchildren; sister: Janet (Donald) Moser of Gillett, sisters-in-law: Barbara (Fred) Pahl of Appleton, Karmen Olsen of Whitefish Bay, Beverly (Gene) Colangelo of Mustang, Oklahoma, brother-in-law: Guy Krueger of Mesa, Arizona.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, James John Olsen, sister-in-law, Joanie Krueger.

Visitation will be held at Kuehl Funeral Home, 108 E Main Street, on Thursday January 15, 2015 from 2:00pm – 6:00pm followed by a funeral service, at 6:00pm, with Reverend Michael Paholke officiating. Cremation will take place with an inurnment at a later date.

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