DeAnne “Dee” Elizabeth Sample Olson died peacefully on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, after a brief but difficult battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 70.

She is survived by her husband of almost 50 years, Marvin; son, Michael Olson; daughter, Michelle Olson Johnson and husband Paul; and four grandchildren, Carter, Ellie Grace, Luke Johnson and Mia Olson.

A funeral service was held Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at Shalimar United Methodist Church, Shalimar, Fla. Rev. Dr. Philip McVay officiated. Interment was at Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.