REUNIONS: Olsen cousins
The descendants of Nees L. and Cora (Penland) Olsen and their children Mabel, Earl, Ida, Edna, Clyde, Florence, Esther, Nellie, Gladys, John and Irene had their 2014 Olsen cousin reunion Sunday at Marion Senior Center.
Family photos, memorabilia, and fellowship were shared along with a potluck lunch.
Sixty-two family members attended the reunion:
Descendants of Ferd and Mabel Olsen Matz: Evelyn Matz, Newton; and Hal and Barbara Matz Hoskinson, Berryton.
Tena/Lucille (Rempel) and Earl Olsen: Larry and Deana Olsen and Helen Olsen Reznicek, Marion.
Steve and Ida Olsen Sandwell: Lucy Sandwell and Earl Janzen, Peabody; Marilyn Janzen Cook, Newton; and Ken and Marge Sandwell, Marion.
Clyde (Mike) and Clara (Druse) Olsen: Joyce (Jerry) Olsen, Marion; James and Sarah Olsen, Peabody; and Sherry Olsen and Tom Kaufman and Rebecca, Hillsboro.
George and Florence Olsen Perry: Wayne Perry and Lester Perry, Franklin, Texas; Donald Perry, Sherry Perry and Bob Austin, Austin, Texas; Floyd Perry and David and Vickie Perry Burt, Wichita.
Edmond and Nellie Olsen Amick: Kay Amick and Albert Steele; Luke Steele; Shayla Steele, Ember and Brenton; Hannah Drow and Henry; Kevin and Tina Steele; Colleen Steele; Brent and Symba Steele Cleeton, Marion; and Linda Amick Braden and Dan Kinsley, Grandview, Missouri.
John and Cleo (McFadden) Olsen: Bob and Mary Olsen; Joe, Kimberly, Joey, Jake, and Josh Glasby, Camarillo, California; Christy (Brad Olsen) and Lance Newell, Yukon, Oklahoma; Nancy Olsen and Marlin Miller; Jared Miller and Joel, Wichita.
Bob and Irene Olsen Brooks: Robyn Brooks and Don Molleker, Adam, Aaron, Austin, and Alli, Marion.
Phyllis (Larson) and Ted Ericson of Lincoln, Nebraska, also attended.