Lydia Merline (Bentwet) Olsen

December 18, 1930 ~ August 7, 2019 (age 88)


Lydia Merline Bentwet Olsen of Springville, Utah passed away August 7th, 2019 at age 88.  Lydia was born and raised in Provo, the daughter of Karl and Edna Bentwet. She was married to Ben L. Olsen at the Salt Lake Temple on April 6th, 1951. Lydia was active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, serving in teaching and leadership positions in the youth and women’s organizations. She enjoyed reading, traveling, and working in the temple. She and her husband served an 18-month mission at the Dallas Temple and served at the Provo Temple.

There will be a viewing Friday, August 9, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm, at Wheeler Mortuary 211 East 200 South, Springville. A graveside service will be held Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 11:00 am at Provo City Cemetery, 610 South State Street, Provo. Condolences may be sent at

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August 9, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wheeler Mortuary
211 East 200 South
Springville, UT 84663

Graveside Service
August 10, 2019

11:00 AM
Provo City Cemetery
610 South State Street
Provo, UT 84606

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