Dawn Beverly Olson

Dawn Beverly Olson passed away in the early morning of May 26, 2023, at home in her house above the Big Horn River in Greybull, Wyo.  

She was born in 1932 in Shelby, Mont., to Estella and Barack Van Winkle. They and her brother Lynn preceded her in death. After living in Bozeman, they moved to Greybull when she was 9. She attended school in Greybull and was valedictorian of the class of 1950. 

She married Donald H. Olson after graduation and moved to a place north of Greybull where they lived until moving to the Greybull Heights in 1999. Dawn worked at the Bank of Greybull in the accounting department followed by over 20 years at Pacific Power and Light Company.  

Dawn was an accomplished painter. She loved to play bridge and Yahtzee. Sunday afternoons playing Hand and Foot with her friends was one of her joys.

 She is survived by two sons, Barry D. Olson of Buffalo, N.Y., and Donald (Bruce) Olson and his wife Margaret of Miami, Fla. She has seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.  

Services will be held at the St. Andrews church in Basin on Aug. 12, 2023, at 10:30 a.m., followed by internment beside her late husband at the Greybull cemetery.