Mrs. Sonja Katharina Olenick, 76, of Kingsland passed away Friday, September 19th at her residence surrounded by her family.
Mrs. Olenick was a native of Germany. She was born in Wormsa-Rhein on May 25th, 1932 and is the daughter of the late Gustav and Sofia Rhan Achenbach.
Known simply as “Oma” by those who knew her, the joy she found in life was through being with her family. Oma spent many years working at the Kings Bay Naval Base in the galley, where her husband, Sam “Opa” Olenick also worked. Oma was a dedicated and loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Mrs. Olenick is survived by her daughter Silvia S. Roberson of Kingsland; and her grandchildren, Brandon, Sarah, Chad and Matthew Roberson. Besides her parents and husband, Mrs. Olenick was also predeceased by her sister Annelore Reid and her grandchild Shanna Roberson.
The funeral service will be held graveside at 11:00 AM Monday at Lawnwood Cemetery in Kingsland.