Marge Olszewski

McHENRY – Marge Olszewski, 91, of McHenry, passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Fox Pointe Manor in McHenry.
She was born Feb. 7, 1922, in Chicago, to Andrew and Margaret Dougal. On July 1, 1944, she married Raymond Olszewski in Chicago.
Marge "Mrs. Ray", who is the "Mar" of Mar Ray Dance Studio, brought the joy of dance to the city of McHenry more than 54 years ago. Marge also used the gift of creativity to bring laughter to many at Mar Ray Costumes in Palatine. Marge and her late husband, Ray, enjoyed dancing, traveling and spending their winters in Florida. The family has wonderful memories while on vacations together of endless nights of hand and foot, Right Left Center and sunny days on the beach. Marge enjoyed sewing and reading.
The family would like to thank the employees of Fox Point Manor for the love and care they had for Marge.
Survivors include her children, Carol (Bill) Dick of McHenry and Ron (Sue) Christian of Carol Springs, Fla.; and a daughter-in-law, Jill (Dave) Stone of McHenry. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Ryan (Marnie) Olszewski, Shawn (Jackie) O'Shea, Robin (GiGi) Bougant, Melissa (Matt) Henson, Bill (Carla) Dick, Debbie (Joe) O'Malley, Tim Dick, Kelsey Christian and Kaylee Christian; and great-grandchildren, Ray, Sydney, Piper, Stella, Bo, Blu, Kylie, Connor, Mia, Justin (Katie), Sarah (Aaron), Amanda, Joe (Heather) and Jamie. She was the great-great-grandmother of Colton.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond; her sons, Ramon and Robert Olszewski; her parents; and many loved ones.
The visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 29, at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry. Services and interment will be private for the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Home of the Sparrow, 5342 W. Elm St., McHenry, IL 60050 or online at
For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-0063 or visit

Funeral Home

Colonial Funeral Home & Crematory
591 Ridgeview Drive McHenry, IL 60050
(815) 385-0063
Published in the Northwest Herald on Apr. 27, 2013