Olgua Marie Haldeman
Olgua M. Haldeman, age 87 of Marion passed away Thursday evening May 12th, 2011 at Marion Point. She was born in Lancaster on March 21st 1924 as the daughter of the late James & Lottie Hardgrove - Smiley. In 1941 she married Cleo R. Linn. He preceded her in death in 1962. In 1967 she married Walter Haldeman and they shared their lives together until he passed away in 1990. Olgua spent most of her adult life in the Marion - Crawford County area. She and Walter enjoyed traveling throughout the country in their motor home and enjoyed Square Dancing in their younger days. After Walter's retirement they lived in Mesa Arizona for 17 years. Olgua is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Bill & Mary Linn of Caledonia. She also leaves behind her step-daughter Katherine (Robert) Sands of Henderson NV. and step-son David Haldeman of Cincinnati. Two step grandchildren; Christine Decker and David & Joanna Decker. She will also be fondly remembered by her best friend Pat Lawrence of Marion. She was preceded in death by her daughter Jannece Linn in 2007. A graveside funeral service will be held for Olgua on Monday May 16th at 11:30 A.M. in Oakwood Cemetery, Bucyrus, with Dr. O. French Ball officiating. Friends may call at the Timson Allen & Melroy Funeral Home on Monday from 10:00 until 11:00. Memorial contributions may made to Hospice of Marion General Hospital.