LaVal Ray Olson"Val"1938 ~ 2012Our beloved Husband, Dad, Grandpa and Great Grandpa returned home on January 15, 2012. Born on November 16, 1938 to Olaf Henry Olson and Thelma LaVerne Powell. Survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Dot Withers Olson and his loving children, Deb (Bob) Smith, Brian Olson, David (Linda) Olson, Sharon (Todd) Mortensen; Sister, LaJuana (Clifford) Shulsen; Brother, LaMar (Carma) Olson; Sister in law, Betty Olson; 15 Grandchildren and 8 Great Grandchildren. He will be remembered for his love, kindness and giving spirit by everyone he met. "The Silent Teacher". Laval and Dot were sealed for time and all eternity on September 27, 2003 in the Jordan River Temple. He was met with open arms by his Son, Monte; Grandson, Tyler; parents and other loving family members. He will spend his time preparing the way for his family and waiting on his woman who will "Love Him Forever". In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The Huntsman Cancer Foundation at 500 Huntsman Way, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108 or online at Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 20, 2012 at the Riverton 11th Ward, 1855 West 13400 South. Viewings will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday evening at Goff Mortuary, 8090 S. State Street and 1 hour prior to the services, at the church. Interment, Riverton City