Olsen cousins have biennial reunion
Descendents of the Nees Louis and Cora Penland Olsen family met July 15 at Marion Senior Center for their biennial reunion.
There were 62 in attendance. Special guests for the afternoon representing the Larson side of the family were Phyllis Larsen Ericson of Lincoln, Neb., and her father, Clyde Larson of Garnett.
Families in attendance included:
Mabel Olsen Matz family: Evelyn Matz and Barbara Hoskinson, Newton.
Earl Olsen family: Larry and Deana Olsen and Helen Reznicek, Marion.
Ida Olsen Sandwell family: Lucy and Earl Janzen, Peabody; Marilyn and Ray Cook, Newton; Steve Janzen, Florence; and Ken and Marge Sandwell, Marion.
Florence Olsen Perry family: Wayne and Neil Perry, Franklin, Texas; Floyd Perry, Vicki and David Burt, and Robyn Rogalski, Wichita; Diane Perry, Kent, Wash.; and Leornard Nuessen, Judy and Mike, Macy, Jennifer Santillan and family, McPherson.
Clyde (Mike) Olsen family: Jerry and Joyce Olsen, and James and Sarah Olsen, Marion.
Nellie Olsen Amick family: Kay and Albert Steele, Kevin and Tina Steele, Alan Steele, Colleen, Ember, and Luke Steele, and Brent and Symba Cleeten, Marion; Linda Braden and Dan Kinsley, Grandview, Mo.; and Jeremy and Megan Ewan, Erie.
John Olsen family: Bob and Mary Olsen, Camarillo, Calif.; and Kimberly and Joe Glasby, Joey, Jake, and Josh, Oxnard, Calif.; Nancy and Marlin Miller, Wichita.
Irene Olsen Brooks family: Robyn Brooks and Don Molleker, Adam, Aaron, Austin, and Alli, Marion.
The next Olsen cousin reunion will be July 20, 2014 at the Marion Senior Center.