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Margaret Olson

July 19, 1931 — February 18, 2023

Olson, Margaret Louise - age 91, died Saturday, February 18, 2023. A graveside service will be held 2 PM Wednesday, February 22, 2023, at Christian Memorial Gardens, 521 E Hamlin Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307. Margaret was born July 19, 1931, in Highland Park, the daughter of James Reid and Louise Ellen (Benham) Henderson. She graduated from Oakland University with a bachelor's degree in human resources and retired from St. Joseph Hospital in Mount Clemons. Margaret was a member of the American Youth Hostels and enjoyed biking, hiking and canoeing. She was a member of St. Luke Episcopal Church in Utica where she sang in the choir. Margaret also was a Girl Scout and Cub Scout leader. Surviving are: daughter, Louise M. Olson-Edwards and husband, Don Edwards; son, Robert Olson; grandchildren, Ian Edwards, Erin Edwards, Shane Olson, Dylan Olson, Steven (Kasie) Olson, and Candace (Caleb) Burrus; great-grandson, Hudson Olson. She was preceded in death by her parents; and son, James Albert Olson. Arrangements by Sharp Funeral Homes, Linden Chapel, 209 E. Broad St., Linden, MI 48451. Tributes may be shared at

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Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Christian Memorial Gardens West, E. Hamlin Road, Rochester Hills

521 E Hamlin Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307

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