Vaudis Irene Olson Mendes, 76, died January 15, 1991 after a lingering illness.

Born March 7, 1914 in West Jordan Utah to Albert and Irene Gardner Olson. She married Roger Mendes December 29, 1948 in Reno, Nevada. Member of the LDS Church, an excellent seamstress, and very compassionate in helping family members. Preceded in death by her husband; parents; and sister, Maurine.Survived by two brothers and a sister, Wayne G. Olson and wife Shirley, Midvale; Reed G. Olson and wife Roberta, of Harrison, Idaho; and Ila Froerer, Ogden; eight nieces and nephews and families; also faithful lifelong friend, Vera Thurman.

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