Mary Coutant Olson, 70, of Aledo, IL passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at UnityPoint-Trinity Rock Island, Illinois. Graveside services are 11:30 a.m. Monday, August 29, 2016 at the Aledo Cemetery. Visitation is 10-11 a.m. prior to services at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Memorials may be left to the Mercer County Animal Shelter and online condolences may be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.
She was born July 1, 1946 in Moline, IL, a daughter of William Sr. and Mary Wood Coutant. She graduated from Aledo High School in 1965 and attended Palmer College in Davenport, Iowa. She married Ronald W. Olson May 29, 1976 in Rock Island, IL. He died September 3, 2003.
Mary was employed as a lab technician in the animal care department at the University of Arizona.
She is survived by one stepson: Allen Olson of Davenport, IA; two brothers: Bill Coutant of Aledo; and Dan Coutant of Haughton, Louisiana; two nieces and one nephew.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and two sisters-in-law, Sue and Karen Coutant.
Monday, August 29th, 2016, 10:00am - 11:00am, Fippinger Funeral Home
Monday, August 29th, 2016, 11:30am, Aledo Cemetery