Benjamin M. Olsen Jr.

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Benjamin M. Olsen, Jr., age 73, passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 9:22 AM surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Olsen was a native of New Orleans, LA and a resident of Metairie, LA. Beloved husband of Louise Arnoult Olsen for 47 years. Father of Edward Olsen (Birgit) and Christian Olsen (Carla). Brother of Judy Manzella (Sammy) and the late Daniel Olsen. Brother-in-law of Marian Arnoult-Jackson (Louis), Duncan J. Arnoult, III, Nancy Arnoult and Dixie Olsen. Son of the late Benjamin M. Olsen, Sr. and Gladys Lee Olsen. Also survived by 5 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Olsen was a graduate of Behrman High School, Class of 1958. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Louisiana State University in New Orleans. He enjoyed woodworking, had a great passion for reading and he enjoyed his cigars. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 4747 Veterans Blvd., near Clearview Pkwy., in Metairie, LA on Friday, January 3, 2014 beginning at 11:00 AM with a Funeral Mass to follow at 1:00 PM in Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home's chapel. In lieu of flowers, Masses may be offered or memorial contributions may be sent in Mr. Olsen's memory to Children's Hospital of New Orleans Development Office, 200 Henry Clay, New Orleans, LA 70118. The online guestbook is available at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com.
Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Jan. 1 to Jan. 3, 2014
Arrangements under the direction of:
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4747 Veterans Blvd | Metairie, LA 70006 | (504) 888-8440
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