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Catherine "Marnell" Olson

October 03, 1964 - January 22, 2019

Catherine Marnell Olson, born from Robert Barry Smith and Marie Louise Smith, adopted daughter of John W. Finley, MD and Leona “Lee” Finley. - She was born on October 3rd, 1964 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She was raised Seattle, WA and went to school at Holy Names Academy. She was blessed with five children, two of which were welcomed by a union of love with Mike Burch. Marnell was blessed by 9 grandchildren and many step-grandchildren. She helped support others while working for Beneficial In-Home Care. She was loved by all who knew her and impacted so many lives. Her Christian life and commitment was as beautiful as her love of lilies. Her live will be cherished and remembered by her children, Rachel Olson, Andrea Fischer, Janessa Burch, Jennica Sawyers, and Robert Olson. She will be remembered for her smile and her selfless love of others.


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