Death of a Class Widow - Mrs Robert Olsen -19th Co.

Suzanne Lyttle Olsen passed away from lung cancer on July 27, 2016 in Kalispell, MT at the age of 79. Sue was born on November 3, 1936 in Long Beach, CA to Maisa and Kenneth Caldwell. She graduated from Boston University in 1958 and began a career as a registered nurse. She married her husband of 54 years, CDR Robert M. Olsen, in August of 1960 at the United States Naval Academy Chapel. They traveled the world with the Navy, including living in Bangkok, Thailand, as well as Honolulu, Monterey, CA, Annapolis, MD, Phoenix, AZ, Atlanta, GA and finally to Kalispell, MT. The PEO philanthropic organization and the care and well-being of dogs were two of her life's passions of which she devoted much time and attention. Sue is survived two sons, Scott and Pete, daughters-in-law Leslie and Simone, as well as 7 grandchildren, Andy, Jeff, Lindsay, Caitlin, Jesse, Joey, and Nikki. A memorial service will be held on December 2, 2016, 10:30am at the United States Naval Academy Columbarium where she will be put to rest alongside her husband and sons Rob and Andy.

Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Nov. 19, 2016

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