|Birth: ||Nov. 13, 1932|
|Death: ||Jul. 16, 2008|
From The Dallas Morning News
Gerald Bert Olsen
Gerald Olsen, age 75, of Duncanville, Texas, passed away July 16, 2008.
Gerald was born in Duncanville on November 13, 1932, the son of Margaret (Hardwick) and Ole Olsen.
He is predeceased by his parents, his beloved grandmother, Vida Emerson Hardwick Hood, and a sister, Maretta Lewis.
He is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy; son, David Dewayne Olsen; son, Jerry Lynn Olsen and wife Annette; grandsons, Thomas, Gerald, and Gene; granddaughters, Jeannie and Pamela; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Gerald lived a full life.
He retired from SBC in 1992.
He enjoyed his church building trips and working with the Rio Grand River Ministry.
He was an amateur radio operator for over 45 years.
In his early years, Gerald worked with the Boy Scouts and he enjoyed spelunking.
He had helped explore Inner Space Caverns and Natural Bridge Caverns before they were open to the public.
He was an associate member of the Mexican War Veterans.
In later life, he enjoyed traveling and taking many trips.
He will be missed by his family and many friends.
Funeral services are 2:00 pm, Friday, July 18, 2008, at Jaynes Memorial Chapel with Rev. Billy Johnson officiating.
Burial will follow at Little Bethel Memorial Park in Duncanville.
Visitation with the family is 6-8 pm, Thursday.
Jaynes Funeral Chapel, 811 So. Cockrell Hill Road, Duncanville, Texas.
Little Bethel Memorial Park
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