Donald “LeRoy” Olsen, 85 of Kimberly passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2023, at Alpine Manor. LeRoy came into this life fighting as a preemie, not expected to live, but what a life he lived. He was born on November 6, 1937, in Buhl, Idaho to Stanley and Dorothy Olsen.
LeRoy met the love of his life, Sharon Malcomson in 1980. They spent forty-three wonderful years loving each other. Another fond love of LeRoy’s was his fur kids. He had a special bond with his cat Toby, who loved rides on his walker and his undivided attention.
LeRoy served in the National Guard for 11 wonderful years where he had many fond memories. He then retired from Lamb Weston, after 45 years working for them. LeRoy met many great friends through here.
LeRoy will be greatly missed by all who loved him. He was a very giving man every step of the way with the kindest and sweetest soul, you will never meet.
LeRoy is survived by his dear wife; Sharon Malcomson, children; Lisa Olsen & Mark Olsen, sisters; Sherry Green and Shirlyn Mathison, 4 grandchildren, sister in laws; Ann Anderson and Mary Swenson, as well as several beloved nieces and nephews.
LeRoy is preceded in death by his parents; Stanley Olsen and Dorothy Sayer, brother; Keith Olsen, stepfather; Sherm Sayer, brother in laws, and dear friends; Charlie Anderson and Swede Swenson.
The family would like to send a special thank you to Elaine and his Alpine family who loved and cared for him. As well as his nieces, for holding his hand as he slipped into his heavenly fathers embrace.