Frehiwot "Marra" Olsson, 2, died Saturday, May 18, 2013. She was the daughter of Sten and Amy Olsson of Frederick.
She was born Nov. 22, 2010 in Assela, Ethiopia.
Frehiwot joined her family in January 2012 when they adopted her from Ethiopia. The story of her journey to the Olsson family has touched the lives of countless people. She was a light to all who knew her. Marra Freh loved her brothers and sisters and enjoyed playing, singing, laughing and being silly. Dora was her favorite character.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by siblings: Ben, 17, Abe, 13, Eli ,11, Jenna, 8 and Miheret ,7 (still currently in Ethiopia, waiting to join the Olsson family in a few months); grandparents Karen and Lars Olsson of Mt. Jewett, and David and Ann Kearney of Kane. She has numerous aunts, uncles and cousins as well.Â Freh was the great-granddaughter of Ruth Kearney of Kane.