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Josephine Olund, age 91, of Grandville, MI passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, August 29, 2015. The daughter of Max & Mary (Woychak) Malinowski, she was born June 4, 1924 in Superior, WI. Josephine was preceded in death by her parents; beloved husband of 30 years, Hugo Olund; sister, Marcella Davis; and brother, Clarence Malinoski. She will be remembered by her sons, Timothy, Thomas (Barbara), David, and James (Jeanine); grandchildren, Megan, Adrienne, Christopher, and Anthony; and many nieces and nephews. Josephine was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who enjoyed raising her sons and spending time with her family. She was also an active community volunteer for her church, schools, and a local nursing home. Her life-long passion for travel and excitement was fulfilled during memorable trips to the Caribbean and Mexico. She will be dearly missed. Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, September 4, 2015 at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 3937 Wilson Avenue SW, Grandville, MI 49418, with visitation one hour prior. Josephine’s final resting place will be at Resurrection Cemetery, where the family will have a private burial. In lieu of flowers, her family has requested that contributions be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on her behalf. The family would also like to acknowledge her caregiver and special friend, Laura O’Connor for her dedication and loving support of our dear mother.


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  1. Cindy Martinie on September 2, 2015 at 2:26 pm

    Jim and Jeanine,
    Thoughts and prayers for comfort and peace at this time of loss.
    Cindy Martinie

  2. Anne Neumann on September 6, 2015 at 11:44 am


    We are very sorry for your loss. In fact my Dad passed away just two weeks ago. Greg and I would love to hear from you.

    Love Greg and Anne

  3. Phil France on September 8, 2015 at 3:56 pm

    Jim, Jeanine, and family,

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Mothers are so important to our lives and it is sad to have her pass on before us. I am praying for Gods blessings on her and your family.

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