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Donald Crompton Olsen Obituary

South Ogden - Donald Crompton Olsen, 83, loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend passed away Thursday, March 30, 2000 at his home.

He was born December 9, 1916 in Garland, Utah, to William J. and Erma C. Olsen.

He fell in love with a young girl, Enid Kunz and married her on June 14, 1938 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Mom and Dad were constant companions and showed an exemplary love throughout their lives together.

He worked for OUR&D Railroad, Marquardt and retired from Hill Air Force Base as a toolmaker machinist.

Our Dad was able to express his great love for life through his music and his beautiful oil paintings. As a member of the Western Art Guild and the Ogden Palette Club, he was able to exhibit many of his paintings. He was a member of several band and orchestra groups in the Ogden area.

He loved the mountains, hunting and fishing. The time he spent with his wife, children and grandchildren were his greatest joys. He loved his home and yard, taking pleasure in growing flowers. Dad and Mom enjoyed many trips and tours together.

He walked many miles hand in hand with his family and left many wonderful memories in the hearts of those he touched. Dad will always be remembered for his great wit. He had many friends and a smile for everyone. He was loved by all who knew him.

Dad was an active member of the LDS church and served in many positions. He and Mom served as Ordinance workers in the Ogden LDS Temple.

Close and surviving family members include; Enid, his wife of 62 years, two daughters, Karen (Norm) Weigant, Sanger, CA; Bonnie (Steve) Morgan, Eugene, OR; and one son, Brent (Linda) Olsen, South Ogden; eight grandchildren, Gregg (Kerry) Matthews, Doug (Karen) Olsen, Kris (Mike) Talbot, Steve Olsen (Geri Holcomb), Barbara (Robby) Mannon, Tom Olsen, Matt (Loree) Olsen and Joe Olsen; siz greatgrandchildren, Shaylee and Nate Olsen, Zack, Josh and Morgan Talbot and Tyler Mannon.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and a sister.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd.

Friends may call at the mortuary on Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Monday from 12 to 12:45 p.m.

Interment, Linquist's Washington Heights Memorial Park, 4500 Washington Blvd.

Our family would like to "Thank" each of the wonderful doctors, nurses and aides at McKay Dee Hospital, who took such wonderful care of our Dad for the past two months. We will always remember the comfort and compassion you gave him and his family.

Donald Crompton Olsen Obituary

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