Virginia Catherine (Olson) Carlson

SOUTHGATE, Mich. – Virginia Catherine (Olson) Carlson, age 82, of Southgate, Michigan, and former Marquette resident, entered eternal life Saturday evening, January 26, 2013 at Oakwood Heritage Hospital in Taylor, Michigan.

Born October 11, 1930 in Marquette, daughter of Frank and Ida Olson, was raised in Marquette and graduated from John D. Pierce High School in 1948. Worked as a Michigan Bell operator in Marquette, loved figure skating and attended many brothers hockey games at the Palestra. Married William Carlson and moved to the Detroit area.

Virginia is survived by son Mark D. (Rene) Carlson of Southgate Michigan and Michael R. (Kathy) Carlson of Holt Michigan, brothers; Ted (Ruth), Mark (Elaine) and Weldon (Helen) Olson.

Virginia was preceded in death by her husband William (Bill) Carlson, brothers; Wesley, Allen, Edward, Paul, Gordon and Ray Olson and sister Ruth Matt.

A future memorial service will be performed in the Detroit area.