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Bill Olsen of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017
at Navarro Regional Hospital at the age of 95. He was born Feb. 2, 1921 in Corsicana to William Wesley Olsen Sr. and Mary Lou Elizabeth Mann Olsen. Bill married Jane Hill on Feb. 24, 1941 in Corsicana. He served in World War II in the Army.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jane Hill Olsen; sister Hazel Olsen Graves and brother Holman Ole Olsen.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, daughters, Pam Olsen Dunn and Becky Olsen Myers and husband Johnny; grandchildren, Carrie Dunn Kindle, Lawson Dunn and wife Shannon, Lowell Olsen Dunn, Sarah Beth Myers and husband Shawn, Haley Weiner and husband Justin; eight great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. Also, devoted companion, Mary Biggers and longtime family friends, Tommy Whitman, Jim Whitman and Davey Whitman along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be held from 5 to7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home. Graveside service will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 at Oakwood Cemetery with Father Ed Monk officiating.
Memorials may be made to Corsicana Masonic Lodge, Wounded Warriors Project or St. John's Episcopal Church. An online guest book is available at www.griffin-roughton.com
Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home
Published on January 18, 2017
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