Dorothy Olsen

Jul 10, 1916 – Jul 23, 2019 (Age 103)


Dorothy Olsen was one of the last surviving WASPs, women pilots who flew non-combat missions for the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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My prayer is that God blesses and consoles the loved ones of this remarkable woman. Her bravery as a pilot and centurion survivor fills my heart with both excitement and joy. My desire is to meet her when she is granted an eternity of peaceful conditions free of sickness, old age, and death. I dare to imagine the many other accomplishments she will be able to make and the many fascinating stories she will be able to share. My heartfelt condolences for your loss!

I am truly sorry about the passing of your loved one. May God strengthen your family during this time of loss. Deepest sympathies.

I saw your story on CBS news this Sunday morning and it really moved me. Thank you for your service to this country. Youre an American hero

Our deepest condolences to Dorothy Olson family. What a great accomplishment as a female pilot. She is truly to be admired. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort you all during this difficult period.

You where a True inspiration for your time .May God Bless you and Family .San Antonio,Texas MVG

When a woman makes up her mind to do something she will get it done. Dorothy paved the way for lots of women to follow. May the God who heals broken hearts comfort her family.

To the family and friends, may you find peace in God and your treasured memories.

Dorothy was my second "mom" from the moment I met her. I was so lucky to know the local WASP and work with them in 2003 to develop the WASP exhibit at the Seattle Museum of Flight. Dorothy contributed a lot to the exhibit. And her best friend since they went to training in 1943, Teta Corbett Thomas, contributed photos from Camp Davis, N.C. tow target WASP squadron. Sadly, Dorothy lost her best friend at 99 after she helped celebrate Dorothy's 100th birthday at McChord AFB. The...

Dear Olsen Family:

I am sorry for your loss.