Rex LaMont Olsen

Rex LaMont Olsen

Birth
Orem, Utah County, Utah, USA
Death 28 Jul 1998 (aged 66)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA
Plot Block 4 Lot 41
Memorial ID 44453696 · View Source
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Rex LaMont Olsen passed away at the University Medical Center on July 28, 1998 of cancer. He was 66 years old.

He was born to Roy K. and Madge Leavitt Olsen July 8, 1932 in Orem, Utah.

He attended schools in Orem and graduated from Orem High School.

He married Janice Miller and they had three children together, Danny Rex (Robyn) Olsen, of Orem; Roy Kay (Ruth) Olsen, of Mapleton; and Kristy (Rick) Elies, of Orem.

They were later divorced.

He married Helen Bennett Brady.

He was a pipefitter by trade and loved working in the fruits and orchards as a young man.

He had his own trucking company for several years.

He was a member of the L.D.S. Church and especially enjoyed his participation and memories of scouting.

He was a big time baseball fan and was always loyal to the Braves.

For the past several years he has been a proud and very active member of the A.A. group in Bountiful.

He was always willing to help other people find their sobriety.

Besides the children listed, he is also survived by another daughter, Susie Jeffs; a sister, Greta (Walter) Bandley; one brother, Gordon (Melody) Olsen; and thirteen grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Olsen; and his mother and father.

The family is grateful to Tanya Hodges for her loving care the past months.

Funeral service will be held Friday, July 31, 1998 at 11 a.m. at Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 North Main.

Friends may call Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. and Friday one hour prior to service.

Interment will be in the Provo City Cemetery, 610 South State Street

Published in the Deseret News on 07/29/1998


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  • Created by: Don Shelley
  • Added: 16 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44453696
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rex LaMont Olsen (8 Jul 1932–28 Jul 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44453696, citing Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Don Shelley (contributor 47103546) .