A Sweetheart who likes teddy bears and poker


November 20, 2021

Olga with another of her birthday gifts

by Jeff Olsen

Olga Markovich of rural Roseau was holding court in her kitchen recently, which should have been on stage at the Warroad Summer Theater.

She is a riot and an ageless character with a phenomenal memory.

She is one for the ages.

She turns 99 on Thanksgiving Day - November 25 - and definitely has all her marbles.

If your hearing is bad, she'll repeat what you missed.

She mentioned her maiden name was Walchuk, even spelled it out.

Did you say Wallchuck?

The retired beautician who ran her own beauty salon down in the Twin Cities in the 1940s and up in this area into the 1990s repli...

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