Bob Olsen, 82

Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Robert "Bob" R. Olsen, 82, of Featherville and Mountain Home, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2006, at a local hospital.

Per his request, no services are planned. Cremation is under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel.

Bob was born Sept. 18, 1924, in Nebraska, where he grew up and went to school. After completing school he joined the U.S. Navy. Following his service in the Navy, he worked at North America Aviation in California. He then opened his own liqueur/grocery store, which he retired from in 1990, and moved to Featherville, Idaho.

Bob loved to fish and enjoyed living in the mountains, his family noted.

He was also a member of the American Legion and VFW.

Bob is survived by: sons Carl W. and his wife, Betty Olsen, of Mountain Home, and Raymond P. and his wife, Misty Olsen, of Lake Charles, La.; a brother, Richard, and his wife, France Olsen, of Grand Junction, Colo., three grandchildren and two great- grandchildren.