Marlene Olson, 78, of Van Buren died Monday, May 7, 2018, at her home. She was born June 10, 1939 in Medford, Wis. She was retired from K-Mart, seamstress for 45 years and member of Ozark View Chapel in Mulberry.

She is survived by two sisters, Audrey Pankonien of Van Buren and Annabelle Williams of Greenwood; a brother, Max Nason of Lavaca; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A family-hosted memorial service was May 9 at Ozark View Chapel in Mulberry. Cremation is under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren. Ashes will be interred at Mayberry Cemetery in Central City at a later date.