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Margaret Elaine (Bekker) Olson

July 20, 1923 ~ January 12, 2024 (age 100) 100 Years Old

Margaret Olson Obituary

Olson, Margaret, age 100 ½, of Comstock Park, MI, passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by her loving family, on Friday, January 12, 2024. 

Margaret graduated in 1941 from Creston High School and for many years attended monthly lunches with her fellow classmates. She was a former teletype operator for Western Union, going on detail in Chicago, San Diego, and New York City. 

She is preceded in death by her husband, Ralph (Rudy) Olson and son-in-law, Steve Nelson. She is survived by her son, Tom Olson (Linda Ramsey) and daughter, Sue Nelson (Dale Jones), cherished grandchildren; Cory (Lisa) Olson and Theresa (Tyler) Yonker, and adored great-grandchildren, Alex Wieck, Olivia and Avery Yonker. She is also survived by her brother, John Bekker, a niece and several nephews. 

A Celebration of a Life well lived will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2024, at Cornerstone Church, South Wyoming Campus, 2730 56th St. SW, Wyoming, MI.  Friends and relatives may visit with the family one hour prior to the service. 

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to We Do Care, P.O. Box 118, Comstock Park, MI. 49321, an organization helping children with cancer, started by Margaret’s late brother-in-law Bob Olson and his wife Lucy. 

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Celebration of Life
May 4, 2024

11:00 AM
Cornerstone Church, South Wyoming Campus
2730 56th St. SW, Wyoming, MI
Wyoming, MI 49418
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