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 Barbara <I>Hansen</I> Olson

Barbara Hansen Olson

Richfield, Sevier County, Utah, USA
Death 3 Aug 1993 (aged 69)
Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot 16 040 2
Memorial ID 36030 · View Source
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Barbara Hansen Olson radiated enthusiasm for life, empathy for others and genuine love for people. She especially enjoyed music, travel and live theatre.

She married Rex A. Olson on February 14, 1947, in Richfield, Utah. Marriage was later solemnized in the LDS Salt Lake Temple.

She was a graduate of Richfield High School and Brigham Young University. Was PTA President of McMillan Elementary, Hillcrest Junior High and Murray High School. Worked as a teacher in the Provo School District, teaching at Provo High School and Timpanogas Elementary School. Later taught school in Murray School District, teaching at Riverview Junior High School, and then was a counselor and teacher at Hillcrest Junior High. She retired in 1986, and then did substitute teaching in Murray District. She was an active member of the LDS Church, serving in various capacities during her lifetime. She was ward organist for over 20 years and was an accomplished pianist, organist and accompanist. She dearly loved her family.

Survived by her husband, Rex, of 46 years; two daughters, Karen (husband, Brian) Johnson, Salt Lake City; Kathy (husband, Lynn) Hoggan, Sandy; and one son, Ken (wife, Jill), Salt Lake City; her six grandchildren were very special to her. They are Eric Johnson, Ryan and Jase Hoggan and Tyler, Trent and McKinzie Olson. Also survived by two brothers, Harold D. Hansen (wife, Betty), Murray; and Ron K. Hansen (wife, Joyce), Fullerton, Calif.Barbara Hanson, 69, died August 3, 1993, in Murray of cardiac arrest.

She was born July 4, 1924, in Richfield, Utah, to James Orvil and Eva Montgomery Hansen.

Funeral services will be held Friday, August 6, 1993, 11 a.m. at Hillcrest Ward, 495 East 5600 So., Murray. Friends may call Thursday 6-8 p.m. at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 So. State St., and Friday 10-10:45 a.m. at the church. Interment: Murray City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Primary Children's Medical Center, 100 No. Medical Dr., Salt Lake City, UT 84113.

Source-Deseret News Wednesday, August 4, 1993 Obituary

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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36030
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Barbara Hansen Olson (4 Jul 1924–3 Aug 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36030, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .