Harris "Bud" Olien

Harris 'Bud' Olien

NEW UNDERWOOD | Harris "Bud" Olien, 92, died Monday, Nov. 9, 2020 at the Good Samaritan Society Center in New Underwood.

Harris Reed Olien was born Feb. 29, 1928 in Bison, SD, to Harris and Celia (Fitzgerald) Olien. He attended school in Fairburn.

He entered the U.S. Navy in 1947, where he helped build airplanes. He was honorably discharged in June 1948.

He married Jo Ann Johnston on Feb. 28, 1950 in Miles City, MT. They moved to Rapid City. He was employed with Witte Beverage Distributing for 29 years. He then owned and operated the Pheasant Motel for a few years. He then was employed with First Gold in Deadwood for 20 years until he retired.

Bud was an avid bowler and attended bowling tournaments all over the United States with his family attending also. He was a long time member of the Elks Lodge.

Bud is survived by his wife, Jo Ann Olien of New Underwood; one son, Greg (Kim) Olien of Spearfish; three daughters, Audrey Olien of Rapid City, Debra (Thomas) Carter of Piedmont, and Peggy (Howdy) Hobernicht of Whitewood; seven grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters, Lois, Jean, and Joy

Visitation begins at 9 a.m., with funeral services at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14 at Osheim & Schmidt Funeral Home. Everyone is asked to wear a face mask with social distancing.

Burial will follow at Pine Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.



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Published by Rapid City Journal from Nov. 11 to Nov. 14, 2020.
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Nov
14
Visitation
9:00a.m. - 10:00a.m.
Osheim & Schmidt Funeral Home
2700 Jackson Boulevard, Rapid City, SD 57702
Nov
14
Service
10:00a.m.
Osheim & Schmidt Funeral Home
2700 Jackson Boulevard, Rapid City, SD 57702
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Ozzie & Bev Osheim and staff offer our sincere sympathy in the loss of your loved one.
Osheim & Schmidt Funeral Home
November 14, 2020
My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. So many memories of our parents playing cribbage and having fun.
Laurie Fisher
November 11, 2020
Sorry to hear about Bud always enjoyed working with him at First Gold. He was very special person.
Bobby Humphrey
November 11, 2020
So sorry for your loss.
susan roth
November 11, 2020