Jacqueline Olsen, born January 29, 1941, passed away peacefully at home on April 25, 2018.
Jackie was born at Fort Riley, Kansas to the late Wallace Brewer of Harlem, GA and the late Lorraine Courtright. of La Veta, CO.
For many years Jackie was an office manager and bookstore manager, although her most avid interest was in the area of knitting design. She was a local teacher of knitting design at Amazing Threads in Kingston and had marketed many of her designs through them. Additionally, she had numerous designs published in magazines and books.
She is survived by her husband, Richard Olsen, originally of St. Paul, Minnesota, whom she married in 1959. She had three children, and is survived by Elizabeth Ketudat of Nahant, Massachusetts and William Olsen of Kingston, New York. She is also survived by her sister Janet of Longmont, Colorado as well as two grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Her son Michael Olsen of Astoria, Queens is deceased. A Funeral Service will be held at Christ the King Episcopal Church in Stone Ridge on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 10:30am with inurnment at Christ the King Columbarium. A reception will follow.
Simpson-Gaus Funeral Home, 411 Albany Avenue, is honored to assist the family with the arrangements