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“She loved you too! ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Jennifer Olson LaCourt

“Thank you very much! ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Jennifer Olson LaCourt

“Sending a hug your way, dear friend. Would love to talk to you and hear your voice. Call me. 702 557-9002 Love 💜 Paulette ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Paulette Yelle

“Thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time .Rest in peace Christine gone not forgotten ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Ellie Nesbitt

“So sorry for your loss jen, all of our thoughts and prayers are with you. We miss you here at PPC ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: julie dahlstrom

“Georgette, Linda, Marty and Olson FamilySo sorry to hear of the passing of Chris. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families at this...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Dee, Greg and Mathew Adams

“To the Olson Family,Extending to your family this heartfelt assurance of deep sympathy.With our condolences,The Marquette Area Public Schools Board...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: MAPS

“Thank you very much! ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Jennifer Olson LaCourt

“I remember her 40th. She was mad lol. I remember when you 2 would come to my apartment on Arch street and we would have a blast! ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Jennifer Olson LaCourt

“She had a sassy Rose sense of humor that we all loved lol ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Jennifer Olson LaCourt

“we are sure going to miss you a lot. i remember all the times we sat on your back deck and talked. but the one i loved the most was the surprise...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: linda

“Chris will be missed so very much,she had a kind and gentle heart.I will miss her beautiful smile,her giving nature and her wonderful sense of humor...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Darlene


Christine Gale Olson, 59, of Marquette passed away Monday afternoon, January 23, 2017 at U.P. Health System-Marquette, where she had been hospitalized several days. Christine was born on July 30, 1957 in Marquette, to George "Pete" and Verita (LaPorte) Rose and had been a lifelong Marquette resident. She was a 1975 graduate of Marquette Senior High School. Christine was a devoted, dedicated and licensed in-home day care provider for 28 years where she became a second mom to many children. She retired in May of 2012. Some of her hobbies included being a butterfly fanatic, crocheting and rummage sailing every chance she could. She loved the Green Bay Packers and also enjoyed going on many camping trips with family members. She especially enjoyed going on long rides in the wilderness and finding a comfortable spot to share a nice lunch with her husband, Tom and family pet, Lucy. Christine's home was a hub of many family gatherings and she always put everyone's needs ahead of her own and made sure there was enough food and beverages for all. Survivors include her husband, Tom Olson, who she married on July 16, 1976 in Marquette; two children, Jennifer (John) LaCourt of Gwinn and Jeff (Melanie) Olson of Ishpeming; seven grandchildren, Jerred and Alex Niemi, Chelsea, Tyler and Christian LaCourt, Millie and Alyssa Olson; one great grandchild, Raelyn Little; three sisters, Linda (Greg) Thiel, Darlene Gregorich and Georgette (Rich) Greet; one brother, Marty (Sandy) Rose; brother-in-law, Steven Olson and sister-in-law, Susan Johnson (Tom Curtis); also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews. Christine was preceded in death by her parents, Pete and Verita Rose as well as her father and mother-in-law, Jack and Teddy Olson. The Olson family will greet relatives and friends on Friday from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home in Marquette where a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. Greg Heikkala officiating. Memorials are preferred to UPAWS, P.O Box 968, Marquette, MI 49855 in lieu of flowers. Christine's obituary can also be viewed at canalefuneral.com where relatives and friends may leave a note of remembrance.