Lowry Grant Olsen, age 93, passed away peacefully on March 5, 2012, surrounded by his daughters. Lowry married his sweetheart, Dorothy Childs, on Aug 23, 1939 in Orangeville and was sealed in the Manti Temple on June 4, 1958.
Lowry was born to Arthur and Della Olsen on Feb. 18, 1919 in Ferron. He spent most of his life in Ferron. He is preceded in death by his parents, brother, Elden Olsen, and his wife. He leaves behinds his two daughters, Della Marie (Duane) Marble, and Pauline (Roy) Wood, eight grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.
Lowry worked as a farmer, coal miner, and heavy equipment operator. Lowry's unmatched wit and delightful sense of humor will be greatly missed by all. He loved his family and they loved him.
He was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was a member of the C.C.C.
In his free time Lowry loved to fish, camp, and travel. Lowry was a "rock hound". He turned the rocks he gathered into beautiful pieces of jewelry.
Funeral services will be Saturday, March 10, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Ferron Millsite LDS Chapel (35 W. 200 N.). A viewing will be Friday, March 9, 2012 at Fausett Mortuary in Castle Dale (720 N. Center) from 6 - 8p.m. and Saturday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the church prior to the services. Interment will be in the Ferron City Cemetery. Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary. Friends and family may sign the guest book and share memories of Lowry at www.fausettmortuary.com.
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