Posted 2 years ago

By Post Staff

Graveside services for Lola LeKilia Olivas, 54, of Crawford, Nebraska will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Harrison City Cemetery with Pastor Matt Parker officiating.  A visitation will be held at 8:30 AM at the Harrison Bible Church on Saturday the morning of the service.

Lola passed away on July 9, 2013 at her ranch home in Sioux County.  She was born on December 3, 1958 in Crawford, Nebraska.  She attended Sioux County High School and earned a business degree after four years at Chadron State College.  She worked at the Ponderosa Villa in Crawford for 30 years as a dietary aide.  She retired from the Villa on April 15, 2013.  Lola enjoyed being with and helping the elderly.  She also enjoyed riding her ATV and farming and ranching.

She is survived by her mother Opal Olivas of Crawford; Brother Johnnie Olivas and sister-in-law Kathy Olivas; Aunts Hazel Bell of Crawford, Betty Bell of Green Valley, Arizona, and Letha (Charles) Oldaker of Madrid, Nebraska; Uncles Eleador Olivas of Fort Collins, Colorado, Leno Olivas of New Mexico, and also many cousins.

A memorial has been established for the Harrison Bible Church.  Donations may be sent to Chamberlain Chapel, PO Box 970, Chadron, NE  69337.

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Chamberlain Chapel of Crawford is in charge of arrangements.