Thursday, April 18, 2013

Diane G. (Garverich) Olson

Auburndale, FL -- Diane G. Olson, age 76 passed away Thursday, February 21, 2013, at Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale, FL. Diane was born in Racine on January 25, 1937, daughter of the late Ross and Minerva (Blish) Garverich.

On October 9, 1959, she was united in marriage to Emmet A. Olson at Trinity Methodist Church. She was very active with the Kilties Drum Corps where she was lovingly known as "Ma Olson." She was an avid knitter and quilter and later in life she had a passion for showing her cats. She will be best remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be dearly missed.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and son, Gary. Survivors include her husband, Emmet; two daughters, Shelly Olson (Charles Forbes), Terry ( David) Kuske of Kiel; eight grandchildren, Tia, Justyn, Alexandria, Daniel, Jason, Joseph, Carolynn and Alysa; and five great-grandchildren, Anaysia, William, Hunter, Aiden and Honor.

A memorial service will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, April 28, 2013, at 3 p.m. with Reverend John Fleming officiating. Relatives and friends may meet Sunday from 1 p.m. until time of service at 3 p.m. Interment was held at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

803 Main St., Racine    (262) 634-7888

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