Dixie L. Olsen


Dixie L. Olsen of Miles City, originally from St. Peter, Minn., died from a short illness peacefully with friends by her side on Saturday, Mar 22, 2014, at the St. Vincent Hospital in Billings.

She was born on Feb. 25, 1957, in St. Peter to Lowell and Zona Lempe Olsen. She graduated from St. Peter High School in 1976. She held various jobs throughout her life beginning with working at the St. Peter Regional Treatment Center. 

Her love of horses lead her to the Canterbury Downs Race Track in Shakopee, Minn., and the Assiniboia Downs Race Track in Winnipeg, MB where she worked as groomer/trainer.

She lived in Scobey and settled in Miles City where she worked at Eastern Montana Industries (EMI) a non-profit organization dedicated to providing vocational and rehabilitation services to people with disabilities for close to 20 years. At the time of her death she was employed by the Custer County Courthouse and Parkview Caring Assisted Living.

She will be dearly missed by all those who knew her.

Left to cherish her memory is her sister, Wendy Olsen Riley (Tim) of Grandbury, Texas; and her friends, Emma Voit, Sherry Stoltz, Renae Wahl, Christel Hellickson, Nan Wade, Eva O’Brien and her special dog “T.” 

Her parents preceded her in death.

Funeral Services will be Thursday, March 27, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Miles City.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.stevensonandsons.com.