Weather Forecast


Donna Marie Olsen, 64

Donna Marie Olsen, age 64, went home peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, Nov. 21, at the home of a friend, in rural Hammond. She was a longtime cancer survivor.

Donna was born on Sept. 29, 1949, in River Falls, Wis., the daughter of Carl and Bertilla (Krier) Olsen.

She was a 1967 graduate of River Falls High School.

Donna was not only a caregiver in her occupation but also to those she loved her entire life.

Her grandkids meant the world to her. She will be sadly missed by them.

Donna is survived by her three children: Julie (David) Chock, Scott and Chad Torkelson; six grandchildren: Phylicia, Crysta, Derek, Alessia, Stephanie, and Ashley; one great-grandson: Jaxson; six brothers and sisters: Carl (Betty) Olsen, Linda Beckman, Lorene Segerstrom, Robert (Lori) Olsen, Eugene (Diane) Olsen, and Mary Olsen.

Preceding her in death was her son John; parents; and sister Barbara Scott.

Funeral services for Donna will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 26, at the Cashman-Hill Funeral Home, River Falls. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Monday and for one hour prior to the funeral on Tuesday.

Memorials are preferred to the family.

Cashman-Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Services, River Falls is serving the family.