The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

Obituaries

April 18, 2009

Donna M. Olson

Sunday, April 19, 2009

ASHTABULA — Donna M. Olson, age 78, formerly of Ogden Ave., passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2009, at the Ashtabula County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born April 14, 1931, the daughter of Wilbur Ellis and Ina (Williams) Fox and had been a life-long Ashtabula resident.

  A 1950 graduate of Edgewood High School, she worked as a secretary and receptionist for CONTACT and also worked for Ashtabula Rubber Company, Molded Fiberglass, Neisner’s Store, Lapuma’s Bakery, Taco Bell and the Ashtabula County Library.

 A former member of the TOPS club, she enjoyed bingo, bowling, word search puzzles, the Cleveland Indians, watching Regis on “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?”, Wheel of Fortune, taking bus trips with the senior center and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

  Her survivors include three children, David E. Olson of Ashtabula, Robert A. Olson of Rome, and Judith Perkins of Ashtabula; 11 grandchildren, John F., Jeffrey T., David R., Christopher L., Julie M., Tiffany S., Holly R., Jennifer N., Elizabeth M., April D. and Kimberly N.; 6 great-grandchildren, Misty, “Lala”, Marie, Antonio, Chris Jr. and Destiny; several cousins, nieces, and nephews; and a host of other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Olson, whom she married April 5, 1952, at Prospect Presbyterian Church; one daughter, Ellen Brownell; three brothers, Arthur, Wilbur and Garland W. Fox; and her parents.

Services will be held at 12 p.m., Noon, Tuesday, April 21st, at the DUCRO FUNERAL HOME, 4524 Elm Ave., Ashtabula. The Rev. Kenneth Robberts, Pastor of Pentecostal Church of God will officiate.

Calling Hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday, April 20th, and from 11 a.m. until the time of Service on Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at the Funeral Home.

Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22538, Oklahoma City, Okla. 72123-1538.

The family would like to extend a thank you to the staff at the Ashtabula County Nursing Home for the care provided to Donna.

Obituary at www.ducro.com and starbeacon.com.

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