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Harry J. 'Buzz' Olsen

Harry J. 'Buzz' Olsen died Saturday, March 12, 2011 at his home in Apache Junction, Ariz. He was born in Donnelly on Jan. 8, 1938 to Harry R. Olsen and Mary Winkels Olsen. He graduated from Morris High School in 1956 and married Patricia Trowbridge on Dec. 27, 1956.

He entered the army in 1956 and was stationed in Hawaii and Virginia. He was discharged to Longmont, Colo. in 1959 where he worked and raised his family until they moved to Arizona in 1975. He remained in Arizona until his death.

He is survived by his three children: Mark, Mike and Connie, of Arizona; seven grandchildren: Houston, Jennifer, Kristin, Dan, Jessie, Carly and Lindsay. He is also survived by his sister, Mary Olsen Dripps of Morris. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.

A private memorial service will be held in Arizona at a later date. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or a VA Medical Center.

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