Marcella Joy Olson

Marcella Joy Olson, 83, of Kennewick, Wash., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at Callaway Gardens in Kennewick.

She was born in McGregor, to William and Mary Roloff. She had seven brothers and sisters. She attended McGregor High School and following graduation, she went to nursing school at Mercy Hospital in Williston.

She met Leroy Olson and they were married on April 12, 1953, in McGregor. Marcella went on to work as a nurse and care for her family. They moved to the Tri-Cities in 1990 and became members of Kennewick First Lutheran Church.

She is survived by: her husband, Leroy; son, Herbert, Kennewick; and grandchildren, Jennifer and Christopher; several brothers and sisters.

Funeral services: Will be Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at 2 p.m., at Mueller’s Tri-Cities Funeral Home, 1401 S. Union Street in Kennewick, Wash.

Viewing will begin at noon.

Interment will follow at Desert Lawn Memorial Park, Kennewick.

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