Linnea Olsen (née Penelope) was the daughter of Baruc Penelope and Virna Marshall, the mother of Mona Simpson and the wife of Bjorn Olsen. She is the maternal grandmother of Homer Simpson, the paternal great-grandmother of Bart Simpson, Lisa Simpson, and Maggie Simpson and also the grandmother-in-law of Marge Simpson. She did not approve of Mona's relationship with Abe, Mona saying "To piss off my mother, and it worked! Tell the kid I love him, but I'm as bad at goodbyes as I am at picking husbands." after Abe asked her "Good God, woman, why did you marry me?"