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Walter Olsen

September 21, 1928 ~ October 18, 2020 (age 92)

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Walter Olsen, 92, of Maiden, NC entered his heavenly home on October 18, 2020 at Atrium Health Lincoln Hospital in Lincoln, NC.

Walter was born September 21, 1928 in New York, NY, son of the late Walter Olsen and Christine Martinsen Olsen.  In addition to his parents, Walter is preceded by a daughter Jeannine Pirtle and a sister Jean Yates.

In life Walter worked and retired as a supervisor of Medical Records at the Veteran’s Hospital in Miami, FL.  He married his wife Donna Ruth Ward Olsen in September of 2006 in Florida. They remained happily married for 14 years.  Walter was a charter member of the Fort Lauderdale Post-Polio Support Group.  He was a very kind, caring and loving man.  He had a passion reading his bible, opera music and gardening.  He really enjoyed growing flowers and vegetables.

Walter is survived by his loving wife Donna Ruth (Ward) Olsen, a daughter Elise Feagle (Steve) of Gainsville, FL, a son Bradley Gibson (Brandy) of Maiden, NC, three nephews Ken Lundy (Fran), Peter Lundy (Jamea) and David Lundy (Jean), six grandchildren Justin Feagle, Jessica Smith, Patrick Feagle, Jim Pirtle, Joe Pirtle, John Pirtle and great grandchildren Hailey Smith, Aiden Feagle, Delaney Feagle and Riley Feagle.

A Memorial Service for Walter will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday November 1, 2020 at Lawings Chapel Baptist Church in Maiden, NC.

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Memorial Service
November 1, 2020

2:00 PM

Please note
The memorial service will be held at Lawings Chapel Baptist Church in Maiden, NC.
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