Sandra Jane Olson (Dickinson)
Sandra lost her eight year battle with breast cancer on September 27, 2006. She passed away peacefully at home.
Sandra graduated from Phoenix High School in 1962. After high school she attended George Fox College in Newburg, Ore. for two years then transferred to Good Samaritan Hosp. School of Nursing, graduating in 1969.
In 1972, she married John Olson and became an instant stepmother to Kirk and Kimberly Olson. After four years of being an emergency room nurse, she resigned to be a full time, at-home mother. Her spare time was spent vegetable and flower gardening, crafting and doing a lot of volunteer work in the Portland area.
Survivors include her husband, John Olson; stepson, Kirk Olson; stepdaughter, Kimberly Otterlei; all living in Portland area. father, John Dickinson, of Talent; brother, Robert Dickinson, of Central Point.