Melba Staley Olaveson age 83 died July 17, 2001 in Salt lake City, Utah.
Born July 4, 1918 in Twin Falls Idaho to Jesse Staley and Clara Robinson. Married Wendell Olaveson Sept. 4, 1933 in Coalville, Utah. The marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.
She enjoyed her family and many friends, writing poetry, working on her computer designing greeting cards and exchanging E-mail messages.
Survived by daughter; LaJean (Eldon) Dohnal, Taylorsville, son; Jerry (Karren) Olaveson, Bountiful, four grandchildren, 11 great-grand children, one great-great-grandchild, and brother; Gail (Helen) Staley, Taylorsville. Preceded in death by her husband, parents, four sisters and four brothers.
Funeral services will be held Sat. July 21, 2001, 1 p.m. at the Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 So. State St., Murray, UT. Where friends may call Fri 6-8 p.m. and Saturday one hour prior to services. Interment, Coalville Cemetery.