Janet Kathleen Olin, age 71 of Brohman, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 15, 2020 with her most of her family by her side. Janet was born on November 20, 1948 in Marion, Michigan to Alvin Louis and Phyllis Lillian (Millard) Tower and graduated from Holland High School. Janet married Roger Lee Olin on December 16, 1967 in Zeeland and Roger preceded her in death on August 21, 2015. Janet has been a resident of the Brohman area since 1984 where she had been a newspaper delivery person for the Hi-Lites Shoppers Guide for 25 years until her retirement. Janet enjoyed fishing, camping, gardening, ice cream, the Michigan outdoors and spending time with her family and her puppy, Mr. Leroy.
Janet is survived by her children, Carrie (Steve) Dyke of White Cloud, Tim (Nicki) Olin of Grant, Ted (Melissa) Olin of White Cloud, and Ben (Rebecca) Olin of Big Rapids; her grandchildren, Samuel (Brittany Walters) Dyke, Corey (Sara) Dyke, Ryan Dyke, Brooklyn Olin, Madison Olin, Hope Olin, Bailie Olin, Emma Lea Olin, Tyberius Olin, Jaxon Olin, and Matthew Olin; 4 great grandchildren, Kaydence and Grayson Dyke and Mason and Aubrey Dyke; her brother, Daniel Tower of Newaygo. Janet was preceded in death by her husband, Roger; her grandsons, Steven Dyke Jr. and Jacob Olin and her brother, Louie Tower.
Private family celebration of life services will be held at the family home later in the summer of 2020 following Janet’s wishes for cremation. Friends may consider the memorial contributions to the West Michigan American Heart Association for memorial contributions in memory of Janet. Friends may send a condolence or share a memory with the Olin family online at www.crandellfh.com.