ARAPAHOE -- Patty G. "Jerry" Olsen, 71, died Friday (Dec. 27, 2002) at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital in Cambridge.
She was born Aug. 25, 1931, to Robert and Ida (Bell) Cooper in Palisade. She attended school in Hendley and Beaver City. She also worked at the Hendley School.
On Oct. 31, 1954, she married Eggert C. "Eck" Olsen in Hendley. They moved to Hastings in May of 1971, where she was the resident manager of the Chateau Imperial Apartments. In August of 1986, they moved to Arapahoe.
She was a member of the Eagles in Hastings and the Arapahoe American Legion Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include her husband, Eggert C. "Eck" Olsen of Arapahoe; son, Connell and wife, Jeri Longsine of Concordia, Kan.; sister, Bonnie and husband, Ralph Journey of Arizona; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were today, 2 p.m., at the Williamson-Wenburg Funeral Home in Arapahoe with Linda Knipping officiating. Burial was in the Hendley Cemetery at Hendley.
Williamson-Wenburg Funeral Home of Arapahoe is in charge of arrangements.