Mary Jo “Bunny” OlsonMary Jo OlsonMary Jo Olson


Mary Jo “Bunny” Olson, nee Mash, 84, of Edison Park. Beloved wife of the late Richard E. Olson, C.F.D.  Loving mother of Eric, C.P.D. (Christy) Olson and the late Joseph Olson. Proud grandmother of Victoria, Eric, Jr. and Luke.  Bunny attended Loyola University, Chicago, after which she taught second grade at Holy Family Catholic Grade School in Chicago.  She was also a very accomplished professional dancer and acrobat who appeared in numerous stage productions and competitions across the Country.  Later in life, Bunny was a licensed beautician who owned and operated beauty shops in Park Ridge, Edgebrook, and lastly out of her family home,  just for fun.  Bunny has been a loved and loving family member and a friend to many, including her longtime neighbors.  She is now at peace with the Lord, and reunited with her beloved husband Richie Olson, CFD, and son, Joseph.  Visitation Sunday, June 13, 2021 at the M J Suerth Funeral Home, 6754 N. Northwest. Hwy., Chicago from 4-8 pm.  Funeral Monday, prayers at funeral home at 9:30 am to St. Juliana Church. Mass at 10:00 am.  Interment Maryhill Cemetery. For further information 773-631-12450 or .