Margaret Irene (French) Olson


Funeral services at 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Powell for retired educator Margaret Irene Olson of Cheyenne. She was 91.

Margaret taught for 36 years, including 10 years at Powell High School and as an associate professor in the Business Department at Northwest College. She retired in 1983.

Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Vechel W. Olson Sr., a  brother, Leo French, and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert French.

She is survived by her sons, Vechel W. Olson Jr., of Wales, MI, and Ronald D. Olson of Cheyenne. Also, a brother, L. Lyle French of Powell, four grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Burial is 2 p.m. Monday at the Haxtun Cemetery in Haxtun, CO.