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Retired Usmc Kenneth W. Olsen

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Retired USMC, Kenneth W. Olsen

- - Retired USMC, Kenneth W. Olsen, was called to his final duty station at age 80. He passed away peacefully after a short illness at his home in Sunriver Community on the afternoon of 6/1/2018 to accept his next assignment with dignity and honor to forever re-join his beloved wife, Shirley E Olsen.

Ken is survived by, Son, Charles P Olsen and wife Debra Olsen of Saint Johns Florida, Son, Michael J. Olsen and his wife Shelly Olsen of West Valley Utah, 11 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and his youngest brother, John L Olsen of Sparks, Nevada.

Ken was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 55 years, Shirley E Olsen, his parents, 2 brothers, Gerald and Larry Olsen and his sister Sharlene Olsen

Ken was always a devoted, husband, father, son, brother, and supportive friend of many throughout his life. Commitment and support to family, friends, and country were amongst his most valued achievements in life. To read more about Ken visit, for a complete version

2 separate memorial services are scheduled,

•Saturday, June 16th, Olsen Family Reunion "Celebration of Life" 12:00pm - 7:00pm at the Home of Rochelle Olsen, 2525 16th Street, Sparks Nevada, 89431, All extended Family and close Family Friends are welcome, Please RSVP to Tina Olsen by calling 775-342-9461 or e-mail [email protected]

•Saturday, 6/23/2018, Military Honors Memorial Services are scheduled at Sun River Veterans Memorial Park, Saint George Utah 84790 at 9:00am - 11:00am followed by a 2 hour reception at the home of Ken and Shirley Olsen 4627 First light Drive Saint George, Utah

•As per one of Kens final requests, In lieu of flowers please send Charitable Donations in the name of Kenneth W. Olsen for distribution among Marine Corps League supported organizations to: Utah Dixie Detachment #1270, Marine Corps League, P. O. Box 553, St. George, UT 84771

Thank you and God Bless, Semper Fi,

The Olsen Family
Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on June 12, 2018
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