2008-11-19 / Obituaries

Sue Olsen

Sue Olsen, 71, of Garrison (Continental Village) died Tuesday, Nov 11, 2008.

Born and raised in Toledo, OH, she received her BS from the University of Toledo in 1959. Soon after graduating, she moved to New York, where she was employed by General Foods Corporation as a test kitchen home economist. She later worked as a substitute teacher in the Lakeland Schools, and as an appliance salesperson at Sears in Jefferson Valley. She was an active member of the Continental Village Property Owners Association for many years.

Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Norman Olsen of Garrison, a daughter, Heather Olsen of Hyattsville, MD, and 7 nieces and nephews. Her brother, Harry Behrendt of Whitehouse, OH died earlier this year.

A memorial gathering will be held on Friday, November 21 from 7-9pm at the Continental Village Clubhouse, 49 Highland Drive, Garrison. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Doctors Without Borders.

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