Betty Pauline Olson

Betty Pauline Olson, 92, of Sheridan, Wyoming, died Sunday, April 27, 2014, in Westview Health Care Center.
Mrs. Olson was born February 9, 1922, in Fargo, North Dakota, to Victor and Margaret (Williams) Milmine. She grew up and attended grade school in the Sanders, Montana area, where the family farm and ranch is at the present day. Betty married at a young age and raised four children in the Hysham, Montana, area.
Mrs. Olson married Harold (Spike) Olson September 5, 1967, in Sheridan, Wyoming. They lived in Forsyth, Montana, for a few years and then moved to Sheridan, Wyoming. Betty was a wife, homemaker, and mother. She raised three more children.
The family moved to Sundance, Wyoming, in 1979 and stayed there until Spike passed away in 2006. Betty then moved in with her daughter and son-in-law in Sheridan, Wyoming.
Betty was a member of Women of the Moose, Order of the Eastern Star in Sundance, Wyoming, the American Legion Auxiliary, and a Shrine Lady. She enjoyed gambling, watching rodeos, country music, gardening, cooking, and reading, and especially enjoyed spending time with her family.
Mrs. Olson was preceded in death by her parents; brothers; sisters; and her husband, Spike.
She is survived by four sons, Alex “Rick” (Ivy) Wetsch of Dunbar, Nebraska, Ronald (Joy) Wetsch of Drummond, Montana, Michael Olson of Gillette, Wyoming, and Allan Olson of Virginia; two daughters, Pauline Zastoupil of Forsyth, Montana, and Donna (Alan) Cope of Sheridan, Wyoming; 19 grandchildren; and 29 great grandchildren.
Funeral service for Mrs. Olson will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 2, 2014, at Champion Ferries Funeral Home in Sheridan with the Rev. Robert Miller officiating. Interment will be in the Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, South Dakota. Arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.
Memorials in memory of Mrs. Olson may be made the Shrine Children’s Hospitals, P.O. Box K, Sheridan, WY 82801.