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Mandy Lynn Olse (Jonas)

August 15, 1981 — March 1, 2024

West Branch, MI

Mandy Lynn Jonas, age 42, passed away tragically in an automobile accident on Friday, March 1. 2024, in West Branch, MI. She was born on August 15, 1981, to David “Mike” and Linda (Flory) Jonas in LaPorte, IN. Mandy lived in West Branch since 2011, formerly of LaPorte, IN.

Mandy, known for her love of tacos, cherished spending time with her friends. There wasn’t a time you couldn’t find Mandy with one of her many friends creating lasting memories.

In her career, Mandy worked at Sunrise Marathon in West Branch. She will be remembered by her many morning faces as the highlight to their commute. Her hobbies included collecting snowmen, elephants, and Precious Moments figurines.

Mandy was a cherished mother, granddaughter, aunt, and friend. She will be deeply missed by her daughters McKenzie Jonas, Sandy Olse, Alecion Olse, and Emah Olse, all of West Branch.

Mandy is also survived by her dad, Mike Jonas: stepmother, Sandra Jonas; stepfather, Larry Brooks; sisters Katie (Greg) Marciniak, Jen Donah, DeAnna (Bruce) Hopper, brother Chris Jonas; family friends Shannon Briggs and Shelby Briggs; and nieces, nephews, Caleb and Alexis Kolasa, Hunter and Mariska Hopper, Margot and Kyle Marciniak, Nathan, Hailey and Zachary Donah, and Travis Briggs and her West Branch children.

Mandy was preceded in death by her mother Linda Brooks; sister Holly Kolasa; Uncle Roger (Tina) Colston; and cousin, Junior Colston.

Cremation has taken place, and no service is scheduled at this time.

Arrangements were handled by Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in West Branch.  Online condolences can be shared at

Mandy Lynn Jonas will be remembered for her vibrant spirit and the love she shared with her family and friends.

She will be forever in our hearts.

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