Zella "Zell" Amelia Olsen Benson, age 67, our loving wife, mother and grandmother, died January 1, 1991 at her home.
She was born June 20, 1923 in Sterling, Utah to Frank Erbin and Leona Funk Olsen. On November 30, 1941, she married Albert Mortensen Benson in Billings, Montana. Zell loved to sew and enjoyed flower gardening. A favorite pastime was fishing as well as providing enjoyment for her family with her cooking and homemaking skills. She was a member of the Jehovah's Witness Church. Zell will be missed by her family and church congregation.Survivors: husband, Albert, Murray; children, Mrs. William L. (Karyn) Garrett, Sandy; Mrs. Thomas (Sue) Nicholson, Salinas, California; Dan Albert Benson and his wife, Jeannie, Midvale; 13 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; sister and brothers, Mrs. Darwin (Velda) Durffe, Deaver, Wyoming; Wilbur Olsen, Lovell, Wyoming; Vernon Olsen, Centerfield; Frank Olsen, Salina. Preceded in death by a daughter, June Jonas.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 5th, at 11 a.m. in the Goff Mortuary, 8090 South State, where friends may call Friday 6-8 p.m. and Saturday one hour prior to services. Interment, Redwood Memorial Estates.
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