Walter Raymond Olsen February 28, 1920 – September 10, 2009 SALEM – Walter was born in Ryegate, Montana. He finished school there and began working with his father. He joined the Army-Air Force and served during WWII as an airplane mechanic. He married Norma Helmey in October of 1944. They raised 3 children. She preceded him in death in 1989. His trade was a Millwright and he retired in 1985. He married Margery Ollis in 1990 and they enjoyed 19 years of happiness. Walter spent time fishing and had a glorious time dancing with Margery doing Polkas and Jazz. He was a member of the American Legion, both Lebanon and Albany Chapters. Also the Elks, Moose and Eagles Clubs. He loved his children & grandchildren. He leaves behind his wife, Margery; daughters, Rae Lynn (Darrell) Jones, Diana Williams; son, Ed Olsen; step children, Steve (Stephanie) Ollis, Susan (Kirk) McFarland; sister, Mae (Otto) Weinhold; grandchildren, Shelly, Shawn, Kim and Kristy; step grandchildren, Lindsey, Katie and Kyle and 8 great grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m., Friday, September 18, 2009 at The Turner Christian Church, 7871 Marion Rd., Turner, OR. Contributions to Odyssey Hospice. Arrangements by Weddle Funeral Services. Online Condolences to Weddle-Funeral.com.