Olsen, Agnes Elizabeth 95 May 02, 1921 Jan. 17, 2017 Agnes Olsen, 95, passed away peacefully Jan. 17, 2017 in her foster home where she had been lovingly and skillfully cared for these last six years. A lifelong Portlander, she attended Holy Redeemer Grade School and Immaculata High School. A devout Catholic her entire life, she consistently attended Mass weekly almost to the last. Agnes prayed the rosary daily, her constant companion. Married in 1943 to Donald, they were able to celebrate 67 years of marriage in 2009 preceding his death. She was also preceded by her three sisters; and two brothers. She was the last of her immediate family born to Charles and Genevieve Remlinger. Agnes was the loving mother to her two children, Loretta (Robin) McGregor and Bernard Olsen, who survive her along with three grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a large extended family. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, beginning with the recitation of the rosary at St. Henry Catholic Church, 346 N.W. 1st Street, Gresham, OR. A memorial fund in Agnes' name has been set up online at Catholic Charities with family support and counseling.
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