Bennie Lamar Olsen

March 19, 1929 ~ August 31, 2018 (age 89)

Bennie Lamar Olsen

March 19, 1929 - August 31, 2018

 Ben L. Olsen died in Springville Utah on Friday August 31, 2018 He was born and raised in Cardston, Alberta, Canada to Frank and Emma Olsen, the sixth of nine children.  Following an LDS Mission to the Southern United States, (South Carolina), he married Lydia Bentwet in the Salt Lake Temple in 1951.  In 1955 he obtained his Masters of Science Degree at Brigham Young University in Provo, Ut and began his 34 year career as an oil and gas Exploration Geologist with Shell Oil Co.

Ben was preceded in death by two sons and a granddaughter. He is survived by his wife Lydia, son Jeff, a granddaughter Tatiana, and five great grandchildren.

A viewing will be held at Wheeler Mortuary 211 E 200 S Springville, UT from 6-8pm on Tuesday Sept 4, 2018.

 A funeral service will not be held. A short memorial graveside service will be Wednesday September 5 at 1:00pm at Provo City Cemetery, 610 S State Street Provo.

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