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“Vonnie and all, My sincerest sympathies. Losing your mom is surely one of the toughest of life's tests. Feel good about the care and love you...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Marla

“Vonnie & Family. I am saddened for your loss. It is difficult to lose a parent. My prayers are with you and your family. April (Steinberger) van...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: April van ekstrom

“We were saddened to hear about Irene. We always liked her and enjoyed seeing her at the senior center at bingo. God be with you.Shirley and Paul...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Paul and Shirley Gochis

“I am so sorry for your loss. May the outpouring of sympathy, the kind acts of friends and strangers, as well as your memories give you comfort to...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: A. Bell

“Vonnie & Family, So sorry to hear about your mom. Our prayers are with you. May God comfort you with happy memories of her. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Becky Riebe & Frank Noles

“Vonnie: Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of loss. Jerry's mom always enjoyed visiting with your mom across...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Jerry & Donna Whealon

“our prayers are with you MARVEL AND NICKY HARRIS ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: marvel and nicky Harris

“This dear, sweet lady will truly be missed. My thoughts and prayers to Irene's loved ones. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Jan Cochran

“I was so sorry to hear of your mom's passing, she was a great lady. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Karen Amundson

“Sharon,Mike and Family. Its hard to lose your mom, it leaves an empty place in your life. We pray God will fill it with good memories of the past....Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Bonnie Allred

“Buck & I are very sorry for your loss. We know she will be missed. God bless her memory to all of her family. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Buck & Sandy Weaver


Irene Belle Johnson Olsen, age 81 of Polson, MT, passed away Sunday, February 10, 2013 at St. Joseph Hospital in Polson. Irene was born March 5, 1931 in Regent, N.D. to Wayne Wilbaird and Della Louise Hunderdmark Johnson. Irene married Wallace Vernon Olsen on October 24, 1948. They were married 50 years until his passing in June of 1999. Irene enjoyed fishing, playing bingo, arrowhead hunting, ceramics, gardening, and playing cards. Irene was preceded in death by Wallace Vernon Olsen, Mary Margret Olsen, Florence Krank, Laura Ivey, Hazel Lutz, Edna Johnson, Ralph Johnson, Baird Johnson, and Wayne Olsen. Irene is survived by her children, Sharon (Mike) Lee of Pablo, MT and Yvonne (Jim) Kuntz of Moiese, MT; grandchildren, Ed (Marcie) Lee of Sana Cruz, CA and their 6 children, Tae-Ja (Scott) Griggs of Oregon City, OR and their 2 children, Conan (Heather) Degolier of Antioch, CA, LaSarha (Josh) Burland of Pablo, MT and their 4 children, Mercie (Magic) Johnson of Polson, MT and their 4 children, Maria Lopez and fiancé, Jake and their 4 children, and Micah Lee and fiancé, Misty; and siblings, Fern Lawrence of Dickinson, ND, Duane (Alice) Johnson of Polson, MT, and Gary Johnson of Arizona, Gene Johnson of Medical Lake, WA. A visitation for Irene will be held Thursday, February 14, 2013 from 1:00-4:00 pm at Grogan Funeral Home, Polson. A funeral service will be held Friday, February 15th at 11:00 am at the New Life Christian Center, Polson. Burial will take place at Lake View Cemetery. A reception will follow at the church. Message of condolences may be shared with the family online at www.groganfuneralhome.com.