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Marilyn Elizabeth (Wordlaw) Olin

July 9, 1945 ~ January 11, 2021 (age 75)


Grand Haven, formerly Grand Rapids/Comstock Park.

Marilyn “Jacki” Olin passed away peacefully on Monday, January 11, 2021. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She worked as a pharmacy technician for more than 30 years. She eventually quit her job and sold her primitive gourd and cypress knee Santas, several of which have found their way around the world. She loved to be outdoors soaking up the sun and also cultivating her perennial gardens “Up North”

She was preceded in death by her mother, Ida Wordlaw; father, JP Wordlaw; grandson, Timothy Patrick Olin; sister in law Cyn Wordlaw and brother in law, Fred Knoodle.

She is survived by her life partner of more than 40 years, Floyd Stocking Sr.; her son Tim Olin; daughter, Tami (Shawn) Sytsma; son, Todd Olin (Jeannie Schommer); 5 grandchildren, Ron, Jessica, Lindsay, Zachary and Samantha, and 4 great grandchildren, Malakai, Casey, Eliza and Rylin. She loved her babies. She is also survived by her sister, Jimmie Knoodle; brother, Randy Wordlaw; sister, Teresa (Kevin) Robinson; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

Memorial contributions can be made in her honor to the Gary Sinise Foundation – this foundation helps wounded warriors.

She has been cremated and we will hold a Celebration of Life around her July 9 birthday, 2021. More information will follow.

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Gary Sinise Foundation
PO Box 368 · Woodland Hills, CA · 91365, Woodland Hills CA 91365
Tel: 1-888-708-7757

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