Rebecca “Becky” Jo Radonich Olsen, 67, of Longbranch, died Nov. 23. She was born May 25, 1953, at Tacoma General Hospital to parents Richard L. Radonich and Marjorie A. Rickert Radonich. She graduated from Peninsula High School in 1971.
Becky moved to Palm Springs, California, in 1981 where she resided for 17 years, working in the hospitality industry and created lifelong friendships.
She returned to the family home in Longbranch in 1998 to help her parents with the upkeep on their beautiful property and waterfront landscape. She spent the next 20 years as a loving, devoted caregiver to many in the communities of Longbranch and Key Center.
Anyone who knew Becky knew that she was incredibly hardworking, talented in her design and home projects, ferociously loved animals and nature, and was the best hugger around. She was funny, vibrant and had the kindest of hearts. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her.
Becky is survived by her beloved daughter, Gretchen Olsen of Longbranch; granddaughter Addison; two nieces, Molly McAllister of Seattle and Heidi Jackson of New Jersey; as well as many close cousins and dear friends.
A celebration of her life will be determined at a later date.
Donations may be made to the Key Peninsula Historical Society or your favorite dog rescue organization.
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