Jean A. Olson
Jean A. Olson Racine-Jean A. (nee: Mainland) Olson, 96, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 2, 2015 at Willow Green Assisted Living Center. She was born in Racine on July 25, 1919 the daughter of the late Roy and Helen (nee: Olson) Mainland. Jean was united in marriage to Delbert Olson on July 25, 1953, in Racine at Atonement Lutheran Church. She was employed as a secretary at Western Publishing and Letsch Manufacturing retiring after many years of service. Jean found great enjoyment in knitting and caring for her beloved canine companion "Chelsea". Jean is survived by her brother, Donald (Ruth) Mainland, nephews and nieces, Ed "Butch" (Debbie) Danoski, Ron (Dana) Danoski; niece, Sharon Lynn Johnston, Mick (Geri) Mainland, Mary (Peter) Lovdahl, Jeff (Valerie) Mainland, and Lisa (Keith) Medendorp. She is further survived by other relatives and friends. Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Delbert in 1987, infant brother, Robert Mainland, and niece, Louise (Ken) Kwapil. Funeral services will be held at Sturino Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 12 noon, with Rev. Dr. David Brown officiating. Jean will be laid to rest next to her husband at Graceland Cemetery in a private ceremony. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday from 10:30 am until service time at noon. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to remember Jean in a special way may direct memorials to Fellow Mortals W4632 Palmer Road, Lake Geneva, WI, 53147, Camp Anokijig, W5639 Anokijig Lane, Plymouth, WI 53073, or ones favorite charity. Jean's family would like to take this opportunity to publicly express their profound gratitude to the entire staff at Willow Green and Season's Hospice for their attentive care and gentle manner. Online condolences may be expressed at Sturino Funeral Home 3014 Northwestern Ave. Racine, WI 53404

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Published by Racine Journal Times from Aug. 4 to Aug. 5, 2015.
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Thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family during this difficult time. She was a great lady,very crafty with her knitting and always had a smile to share. She will be truly missed. God Speed Aunt Jean.
Dawn Johnson
August 4, 2015
Jean was my mother's next door neighbor when they lived in Peasant Run. She was always so pleasant, positive and very energetic! My mom and Jean spent lots of time together playing cards, chatting and generally being good neighbors to each other. I will always have very fond thoughts of dear Jean.
With much sympathy,
Nancy Rohner Haddad
August 4, 2015