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Kay Olsen - November 24, 2012


Kay Olsen, 74, years of age from Minden, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at Kearney County Health Services-Hospital.
Kay was born on Aug. 1, 1938, in Minden to William and Lillian (Arent) Doyle.
She spent her early years in Upland and then moved to Hastings.
She graduated from Hastings High School in 1955 and then graduated from Kearney State College.
On June 7, 1959, she married Russell Olsen and they lived near Minden.
She was active in the family farm operation.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Minden, member of the Kearney County Genealogy Society and the Extension Club.
She enjoyed yard work, playing bridge, crossword puzzles and Jeopardy. Kay was very proud of her children and grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Russell, of Minden; son, David M. Olsen of Minden; daughters, Krista Potter and husband, Ty, and Jennifer Olsen, all of Lincoln; grandchildren, Kendall DeJonge and wife, Katy, Jake Olsen, Nick Scheel and wife, Kelsi, and Angie Scheel; great-grandson, Morrison Scheel and half sister, Dianne Blank of Fairfax Station, Va.
She is preceded in death by her parents.
Burial will be prior to the memorial service in the Minden Cemetery. Visitation will be at the Layton-Craig Funeral Home on Tuesday from 3-6 p.m.
Memorial services will be Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Minden with the Rev. Nancy Lambert officiating.
Layton-Craig Funeral Home of Minden is in charge of arrangements.