She was born May 1, 1930 to Edgar and Dona Yarnell in Chewelah WA.
Dona moved to Spokane at age 14 and was the first Miss Spokane Valley in 1948.
She is survived by her son Leif Olson of Seward AK and Grandaughter Amber D. Olson.
She was preceded by her husband Daniel L. Olson and son Lance C. Olson.
A funeral service will be held Monday, January 28, 2013 at 1:00pm at Ball & Dodd Funeral Home.
Interment at Fairmount Memorial Park.