Margaret Mae (McDonald) Olson (1929 - 2017)

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Margaret Mae (McDonald) Olson, 88, Reynoldsville, formerly of DuBois, passed away Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at Christ the King Manor after a lengthy illness.
She was born Jan. 28, 1929, in Reynoldsville, Pa., the daughter of the late George and Ethel (Travis) McDonald. She attended Reynoldsville High School until her junior year, when she left school to take care of her mother. On Aug. 19, 1948, she married Donald Paul Olson. He preceded her in death on June 24, 2001.
Margaret is survived by two daughters, Mary Jane (Albert) Martin and Patty (Raymond "Buddy") Angeletti, both of Treasure Lake, DuBois; a son-in-law, Thomas Walls of Reynoldsville; one sister, Mary Jane (John "Jack") Snyder of N. Tonawanda, N.Y.; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Margaret was a Christian who loved Jesus, having attended First Assembly of God Church in Brookville and DuBois. She grew up in Sandy Valley on the family homestead. She was a homemaker all her life and enjoyed watching game shows.
In addition to her parents and husband she was also preceded in death by a daughter, Kathi Walls; a son, Donald D. Olson; two grandsons, Brent Walls and Shaun Olson; two sisters, Kathryn Anthony and Adaline Smith; three brothers John, William and Harry; and seven infant siblings.
A private service was held on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, at the Leo Nedza Funeral Home in DuBois with Pastor David Nagele officiating. Burial followed in Reynoldsville Cemetery.
Family suggests memorials to Penn Highlands Community Nurses or Christ the King Manor. Online condolences can be made at
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Du Bois, PA 15801
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Published in The Courier Express on Oct. 29, 2017
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