Patricia Olson


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Posted Online: April 08, 2013, 7:30 pm
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Patricia K. Olson, 70, of Rock Island, died Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Genesis Medical Center, West Campus, Davenport.
As per Ms. Olson's request, there will be no services or visitation. Cremation rites have been accorded. Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island, is assisting the family.
Pat was born on July 21, 1942, in Moline, a daughter of William and Irene Maxwell Olson.
She worked as a client services representative for Metropolitan Laboratory, Moline.
Pat was an active member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Milan. She loved her church family, work family and her pets.
Survivors include her son, Howard Olson, Rock Island; great-niece, Jessica Tapia Mier and her husband, Bryan Mier, Davenport; great-nephew, Michael Tapia, Davenport; a great-great-niece, Eliana Mier, Davenport; and a sister-in-law, Rose Olson, Milan.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, William and Robert Olson; a sister, Marjorie Beale; infant brothers, Charles and Eddie Olson; nieces, Belinda Beale and Tamara Tapia and her husband, Miguel Tapia.
Pat will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Online condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com.












 



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