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Obituary: Mary Jane Olsen

Mary Jane Olsen 1927 ~ 2005 Mary Jane Condie Olsen, age 78, of Springville passed away peacefully at her home September 16, 2005. She was born January 19, 1927, in Provo, to Kenneth P. and Zina Childs Condie. She married Benjamin C. Olsen January 21, 1947 in the Salt Lake Temple. Mary Jane was a devoted wife, mother, and sister. She dearly loved her grandchildren and great-grand-children and spent most of her time in family activities. She was a wonderful cook and always willing to share her talents. As a young girl she helped her dad deliver the mail and work on the family farm. She was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many positions including Relief Society President, Primary President, and teacher in all organizations. She was a faithful visiting teacher her whole life. Mary Jane was a lifelong resident of Springville where she was active in the DUP and community activities. Mary Jane is survived by her loving husband, Ben; and their children, Michael D. Olsen (Susan) of Dallas, Texas, David C. Olsen (Gail) of Sacramento, California, Lorelei Olsen Draper (Randy) of Louisville, Kentucky, Clark G. Olsen of Chicago, Illinois, and Richard K. Olsen (Rosemary) of Orem; a sister, Aileen Conrad; 21 grandchildren; and 16 great-grand-children. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, John Condie and Malcolm Condie; and three sisters, Lenore Wightman, Eulalia Livingston, and Carol Manwaring. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 20, 2005, 11 a.m. at the Center Street LDS chapel, 355 East Center, Springville. Friends and family may call Monday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Wheeler Mortuary, 211 East 200 South, Springville, or at the church one hour prior to services. Interment will be in the Springville Evergreen Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to