Mary M. Olds, 78, passed away peacefully in her home at 5:25 a.m. on Wednesday, June 15, 2022.
Mary was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on June 27, 1943, to Porter Douglas and Mary Alice (Everhart) Patterson. She graduated from high school in Indianapolis.
On July 29, 1961, in Indianapolis, Mary married Richard Donald Olds. She met Dick by chance the summer of 1960 when she was in the Grovetown area to babysit for her aunt. The couple would move to Plymouth and created a life together, while welcoming two children and many grandchildren. After retirement she loved spending time with Dick at auctions, restoring and reselling antiques.
She worked for Bomarko in quality insurance for 35 years until her retirement in 2006.
Mary was a member of the Plymouth Loyal Order of the Moose and the Culver Eagles Lodge.
She is lovingly missed by her daughter Jennifer L. Olds, of Plymouth and children: Matthew D. Wentz, Kayla (Daniel) Edwards and Mariah L. Tepper, a son Richard D. Rich (Karen) Olds of Etna Green and their children: Ashley R. (John) Olds, Amber R. Koebcke, J.D. Walton, Sara L. Olds, Ashley K. Marchlewicz and Danielle L. “Dani” Olds as well as 10 great-grandchildren.
Mary was preceded in death by Dick in 2016, her parents, brother Porter “Jay” Patterson and sister Patricia Jensen
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 from 4-8 pm in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday June 23, 2022 at 11:00 am with Rev. Charles Krieg officiating.
Burial will be in the New Oak Hill Cemetery in Plymouth at a later date.
Memorial gifts may be given to the Center for Hospice Care 112 S. Center St., Plymouth, IN 46563
Linda Starr says
I am so sad for your loss! You will be in my thoughts and prayers!
Cheryl Wentzel says
My sincere condolences to the children and grand children of Mary Olds. Mary was a wonderful woman with strong character and conviction. She was also very good at her job which she took seriously. Mary spoke lovingly and openly about her children and grandchildren over the years.
Remember the good times with Mary.
Tricia Beach says
We are sending our deep condolences for your loss. Prayers to carry her to heaven and prayers for the family who will carry on the future generations. We are with you in spirit. Hugs.
Tricia Beach, Tracy Brannan, and Phil Wentz.
HQDA G-3/5/7 Army Pentagon Family says
Major Ashley Olds and Family,
Please accept our deepest sympathy for you loss. May the memorable experiences and dear memories of your grandma be cherished in your hearts forever…
From: Headquarters Department of the Army, G-3/5/7, Pentagon Family