Saturday, October 8, 2011

Morris Olsen Obit

Morris G. Olsen
PRICE - Morris (Mo) Olsen age 79, passed away on Oct. 2, 2011 in Price. Morris was born to Gladwin and Vivian Elise Jolley Olsen on Feb. 13, 1932 in Springdale. He married Yvonne Elfreda Williams on Jan. 9, 1956 in Everett, Wash. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Jordan River LDS Temple.
Morris was raised in Hiawatha and attended schools in Carbon County. He graduated from Carbon High in 1950. He then joined the U.S. Air force in 1951 and served until 1965 in the Korean Conflict. He worked as a mechanic in the Air Force. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many capacities. Morris' hobbies included playing pool, chess, fishing and listening to music.
Survived by his wife, Yvonne, three nieces: Susan, Patricia, Denise and a nephew, Tony.
Preceded in death by his parents, an infant daughter, Janice Ilene Olsen, a sister Darlene Stukey and a nephew, Jimmy Bruno.
Funeral service will be held on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the Price LDS North Stake Center (449 N. 100 E.). A viewing will be Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 at Fausett Mortuary in Price, from 6 - 7 p.m. and Friday prior to the services from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. at the church. Interment will be in the Cliffview Cemetery. Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary. Friends may sign the guest book and share memories of Morris at

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