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Rand Ferris Olsen

Rand Ferris Olsen

Male 1947 - 2007  (59 years)

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  • Name Rand Ferris Olsen 
    Born 14 Oct 1947  Provo, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Oct 2007  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Rand Ferris Olsen Obituary

      Randy was born October 14, 1947 in Provo, Utah the son of Ferris and Lenora Olsen. On January 23, 1968 he married his high school sweetheart Diana Nielson in the Salt Lake Temple. They are the proud parents of 4 children and 9 grandchildren.

      While attending Brigham Young University Randy started his eternal family and upon graduation, he began a successful 35 year career in the insurance industry. Randy was blessed with an attractive personality and humorous communication skills, which built and maintained many genuine friendships in his field of work. Over the years, he was awarded several accomplishments and multiple "Insurance Man of the year" awards.

      Some of "PaPa's" greatest joys in life were being involved, participating and coaching baseball, basketball, golf, football, T-ball, and dance, for his kids and grandkids. He was their greatest fan!! Missing a game was not an option. From the front yard to the ball field, "Hard Hitting" was always coaching. He recently enjoyed the opportunity to help coach his grandson in the Taylorsville baseball program. He was a loving family man whose face would light up whenever his grandchildren would walk through the door and visa versa. He truly is and will always be the heart of our family and the ultimate example of love.

      Survived by his wife Diana, sons Bryan (Cynthia), Sean, Joel R. (Darci), and daughter Ashley (Seth). father, Ferris, siblings, Larry Olsen & Shauna Blount and grandchildren, Brandon, McKenzie, Nicolas, Brinley, Brody, Alex, Ella, Brock and baby Samantha. Preceded in death by his mother Lenora.
      "PaPa's" greatest joy was his family especially his grandchildren.

      Funeral Services will be held Monday, October 15, 2007, at 11:00 am at the Hillcrest 3rd Ward, 8600 South 1200 East. [1]
    Buried 15 Oct 2007  Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I88904808  7_families
    Last Modified 13 Jun 2013 

    Father Ferris L. Olsen,   b. 10 Aug 1918, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 2010, Orem, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Lenora Ashton,   b. 17 Jun 1919, Provo, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1970, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 13 Sep 1941  Provo, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F30301520  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Oct 1947 - Provo, Utah, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Oct 2007 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Oct 2007 - Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S110087] Utah, Utah, Provo - Provo Daily Herald, ((Provo, Utah)), Rand Ferris Olsen Obituary 14 Oct 2007 (Reliability: 2).