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Dorothy Olsen

Jul 10, 1916 – Jul 23, 2019 (Age 103)

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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 Legacy.com, click here.

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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.

Rest In Peace. ---"A Grateful Nation Thanks You for Your Service".

Such an early female pilot supporting the war for Democracy and female rights - Fly in peace