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 George Althen Olsen

George Althen Olsen

Birth
Moroni, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
Death 20 Oct 1997 (aged 76)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 142893 · View Source
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MT. PLEASANT--George Althen Olsen, 76, passed away on October 20, 1997 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
He was born May 1, 1921, a son of Leander and Zelda Rasmussen Olsen, in Moroni, Utah. He married Betty Christensen; later divorced, and married Josephine Killian, September 21, 1968, in Kaysville, Utah.
George learned to work hard on the family farm at a young age. He served on a Battleship in the US Navy, during World War II. Worked as a chemical lab technician at Dugway Proving Grounds for 32 years. George was a beloved husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed most, the time spent with family and loved ones. George was accomplished at fixing most anything whether on the farm or around the house. His legacy to his family includes his sense of humor and devotion to family in which he invested his time and love. His memory and the values he taught us by his example will be with us always.
Survived by his wife, Jodie K. Olsen; children by his first wife Betty C. Olsen, Kae (Russ) Canning, Randy (Brenda) Olsen, Daryl (Maureen) Olsen, Wendy (Scott) Roberts; stepsons, Reid (Julie) Grawe, Winston (Glenda) Grawe; son, Wade (Taunya) Olsen; 29 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; brothers, Bryan (Beth), Douglas (Dorothy), Donald (Rose) Olsen; sister, Laurel Tanner; sisters-in-law, Emma Olsen and Beverly Olsen.
Preceded in death by his parents, Leander and Zelda R. Olsen; two brothers, Grant and Robert Olsen; two sisters, LaRue and Ruth Olsen.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 24, 1997, 11 a.m. in the Mt. Pleasant 4th Ward chapel. Friends and family may call 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. prior to services at Ursenbach Funeral Home. Interment, Mt. Pleasant City Cemetery.

Salt Lake Tribune, The (UT)
Date: October 22, 1997


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  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 142893
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Althen Olsen (1 May 1921–20 Oct 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 142893, citing Mount Pleasant City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Love My Ancestors (contributor 47233390) .