In memory of
Milton Joseph Olsen
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In memory of
Milton Joseph Olsen
Milton Joseph Olsen 1930 - 2019 "Milt" Olsen passed away Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 in Vancouver, Wash., with his children and grandchildren by his side. Milt was the oldest of Joseph and Naomi Olsen's five children and grew up in Logan, Utah. After graduating from Utah State he joined the Army and became a pilot, starting a career that lasted a half century. During the Vietnam War Milt flew for Air America. In 1970, he married Sherry Mitchell in Las Vegas. Their marriage lasted nearly 40 years and they had two children, Scott Olsen and Holly Daly. After returning to the U.S., Milt flew for the Forest Service and Bonneville Power until 2005. He was an avid golfer, hitting his last of four hole-in-ones at the age of 85. Milt is survived by his two sisters, Ruth Stewart, Jane Langer; brother, Joseph Henry "Hank" Olsen; his two children and their spouses, Scott and Lynda (Sander) Olsen and Doug and Holly (Olsen) Daly; and four grandchildren, Morgan Olsen, Sabine Daly, Calvin Daly and Finnegan Daly. He was preceded in death by his brother, Franklin Olsen and his granddaughter, Chloe Daly. For more life details and funeral service information visit www.riverviewcemeteryfuneralhome.com A funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Oct. 11, 219, at Our Lady of the Lake Parish, 790 A Ave., Lake Oswego, OR 97034, with reception to follow. Burial will be held later at 1 p.m., in Willamette National Cemetery in Portland. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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In memory of
Milton Joseph Olsen
Milton Joseph Olsen 1930 - 2019 "Milt" Olsen passed away Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 in Vancouver, Wash., with his children and grandchildren by his side. Milt was the oldest of Joseph and Naomi Olsen's five children and grew up in Logan, Utah. After graduating from Utah State he joined the Army and became a pilot, starting a career that lasted a half century. During the Vietnam War Milt flew for Air America. In 1970, he married Sherry Mitchell in Las Vegas. Their marriage lasted nearly 40 years and they had two children, Scott Olsen and Holly Daly. After returning to the U.S., Milt flew for the Forest Service and Bonneville Power until 2005. He was an avid golfer, hitting his last of four hole-in-ones at the age of 85. Milt is survived by his two sisters, Ruth Stewart, Jane Langer; brother, Joseph Henry "Hank" Olsen; his two children and their spouses, Scott and Lynda (Sander) Olsen and Doug and Holly (Olsen) Daly; and four grandchildren, Morgan Olsen, Sabine Daly, Calvin Daly and Finnegan Daly. He was preceded in death by his brother, Franklin Olsen and his granddaughter, Chloe Daly. For more life details and funeral service information visit www.riverviewcemeteryfuneralhome.com A funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Oct. 11, 219, at Our Lady of the Lake Parish, 790 A Ave., Lake Oswego, OR 97034, with reception to follow. Burial will be held later at 1 p.m., in Willamette National Cemetery in Portland. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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Services Provided By
River View Cemetery Funeral Home
8421 Sw Macadam Ave
Portland, OR 97219
Past Services ╲╱
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