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Caroline Ann Olson (Carrick)

July 31, 1937 to December 7, 2013 -


Caroline Ann Olson (Carrick)Caroline Ann Olson (Carrick) was born July 31, 1937 in Cheyenne, Wyoming to Arthur and Viola Carrick, and passed away December 7, 2013 in Palm Desert, California.

Caroline was raised in Everett, Washington and graduated from Everett High School. She worked full time while raising her daughter, Randi, on her own.

They moved to Milwaukie, Oregon where she met the love of her life, Gordon Olson. They were married in 1971. Caroline became the caring housewife she always dreamed of. They traveled extensively in their motor home to California and Mexico. In 1997, Gordon retired from Olson Bros. Service, Inc. and they moved permanently to Palm Desert, California.

She enjoyed gardening; with bonsai trees being her specialty, water skiing, sewing, cooking and entertaining for friends and family. She spent endearing time with Gordon’s daughters, Debra and Becky Rae and was so grateful to have her daughter, Randi, care for her the last six months of her life.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Gordon Olson. Survived by brother, Art Carrick (Carol); daughter, Randi Gunderson (Gary McLachlan); step daughters, Debra Daniels and Becky Rae Schroeder (David); grandson, Calvin Oseth, and niece, Kimmy Hajek (David).

At her request, there will be no memorial service.