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Obituary: Olsen, Kenneth D.

Age 76

Kenneth D.
(Age 76)

Passed away October 19, 2012, in the comfort of his home surrounded by family in Spokane Valley, Washington.

He was born in Spokane on May 20, 1936 to Sidney and Bethel Olsen.

Kenny enjoyed 52 years of marriage to Elaine Sarver.

He worked for nearly 40 years with the Great Northern and BN Railroads, continuing a long family tradition.

He was a master craftsman in woodworking, and enjoyed time with family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Elaine; children Keith D. Olsen, Dwayne (Kim) Olsen, JoLynne (Bill) Worrell, Gary (Lisa) Olsen; nephew, Terry (Linda) Armstrong, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Kenny’s life will be held on Friday, October 26, 2012, 1:00 PM, Opportunity Christian Fellowship, 1313 S. Pines, Spokane Valley, WA.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Spokane.
13127 E. Sprague, Spokane Valley, WA 99216 509-926-2020
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