Obituary Details

Maxine Olsen

(05/07/1914 - 06/09/1967)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 06/22/1967

Last Rites Held For Mrs. Olsen

Funeral services were held June 12 for Mrs. Larry (Maxine) Olsen from the First Methodist Church in Douglas with the Rev. Neil Warner officiating. Burial was in the Douglas cemetery. Mrs. Olsen was a sister of Robert Grove of Lusk.

Mrs. Olsen was found dead at her home the morning of June 9, apparently a victim of a heart condition. Her husband died only six months ago.

The Olsens owned and operated the Black and White Grocery Store in Douglas for a number of years. She continued to run the store after her husband's death.

She was born at Jireh, Wyo., May 7, 1914, and had lived in Douglas for 34 years. She was a member of Eastern Star, Zonata Club and the Methodist Church.

Survivors include a son Michael stationed with the army at Ft. Bragg, N.C.; a daughter, Mary Lou Carrethers, Tokyo, Japan; and two brothers, Robert of Lusk, and Kenneth of Albuquerque; two sisters, Mary Shike of Phoenix and Fern Benfer of Encampment, Wyo.

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