Josephine Estelle Olson died July 30, 2015.
She was born Feb. 9, 1928, in Jamestown, N.D., to Joseph and Mary Naze. She was a homemaker until her children were grown, then went to work for the Enumclaw School District, where she retired. She is remembered for keeping a spotlessly clean house, arranging flowers, reading books, gardening and spending time with friends.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Paul D. Olson; daughter Jane Ogren (Jeff); son Paul A. Olson; and sister Jean Eisen.
Funeral services took place Friday, Aug. 7, at Tahoma National Cemetery with a celebration of life reception following.
Donations may be made to Alzheimer’s research.
Services were directed by Weeks’ Enumclaw Funeral Home. All may sign the online guest book at www.weeksfuneralhomes.com.
This is Part 2 of a three part in-paper Enumclaw mayoral debate between Jan Molinaro and Kim Lauk. Both are first time candidates for mayor. The incumbent, Mayor Liz Reynolds, chose not to seek a third term.
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The Courier-Herald is publishing a three-part debate between Black Diamond Mayor Carol Benson and her opponent Judy Baxley. Last week, candidates answered questions concerning the city, and what they would do as mayor to address any issues. This week, Part 2, is a chance for candidates to rebut their opponent’s statements. Part 3 will wrap-up with final statements.