Baker City, Oregon
Marguerite E. Olson, 86, of Baker City, died Oct. 16, 2001, at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center.
At her request, she was cremated, and there will be no services.
Mrs. Olson was born Oct. 18, 1914, at Great Falls, Mont., to Alfred and Jennie Gothenquist. She married Wesley G. Olson in 1935 in Spokane, Wash. They lived in Wenatchee, Wash., for many years before moving to Eugene and then to Portland.
Mrs. Olson moved to Baker City in 1975 following her husband’s death. She enjoyed sewing for her family, gardening, and going to a variety of sporting events.
She will be missed terribly by her family and friends.
Mrs. Olson is survived by her daughter, Edie McKim of Baker City; a sister, Edith Gothenquist of Baker City; a brother, Rudolph Gothenquist of Kingston, Wash.; three grandchildren and their spouses, Erik and Tena McKim of Baker City, Mark and Tammy McKim of Keiser, and Jennifer and Matt Still of Corvallis; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Contributions in Mrs. Olson’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Fund in care of Coles-Strommer Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, October 19, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor