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Obituary: Beth Atkinson Olson

BOUNTIFUL--<! > Beth A. Olson, age 80, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 27, 2001, from causes incident to age.

She was born May 23, 1920, in Bountiful, Utah to Charles William and Elizabeth Garrett Atkinson. She married Clarence A. "Slim" Olson on December 11, 1943. He preceded her in death on September 23, 1973. She attended Davis County Schools and was a graduate of Davis High School. Beth was very talented in music and had taught herself to play both the piano and organ. She created beautiful handiwork pieces, of which many relatives and friends were the recipients. Her home and yard brought her great joy and comfort, and those who visited there were warmly received. Prior to the death of her husband, Slim, and her mother, which occurred on the same day, she spent many hours as an unselfish caregiver to both. Also, her nieces and nephews appreciated her thoughtfulness and generosity. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, sister, Dorothy A. Gibbs, and brother, Don C. Atkinson.

She is survived by her three sisters, Hannah A. Day, Nora A. Stahle and Barbara (Scott) Rice; her stepson, William K. (Barbara) Olson and their children, Doug, Keith and Maretta, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 3, 2001 at 2 p.m. at Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 North Main. Friends and relatives may call one hour prior to the services. Interment, Bountiful City Cemetery.

The family especially wishes to thank the staff at the South Davis Community Hospital Care Center for their excellent care of Beth over the years.