Name:    Olive Beatrice (Zorn) Galusha

From:  The Minot Daily News, Minot, North Dakota
Date:  Wednesday, March 30, 2005

Olive B. Galusha, 99, Minot, ND, died Monday, March 28, 2005 in a Minot hospital.

Olive was born on January 28, 1906, the daughter of Mark and Lillian Jane (Adams) Zorn, on the family homestead in Freeman Township, south of Minot. She was reared and educated in that area.

On January 28, 1925, Olive was united in marriage to Roy Galusha in Minot. Following their marriage, they made their home on the homestead north of Rice Lake. They lived there for 10 years, before moving to Makoti. In 1955, the couple and their family moved to Minot. Roy passed away January 1957.

Following Roy's death, Olive went to work in the housekeeping department at St. Joseph's Hospital in Minot. In 1962, she moved to Washington where she spent the next 30 years.

In 1994 at the age of 80, Olive made the trip from Washington to Minot, upon her arrival to Minot, she moved to Edgewood Vista, where she lived at the time of her death.

She is survived by her children: Lawrence (Ethel) Galusha, Garrison; Charles (Viola) Galusha, Mobridge, SD; Olive June Galusha, Washington; Viona Nickle, Minot; and Russell (Karen) Galusha, Duvall, WA; 27 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; and numerous great-great grandchildren.

Olive was preceded in death by her husband, Roy; parents; children, Donald, Shirley, and Lila, all in infancy; son, Richard; daughter-in-law, Kathryn; grandsons, Jerry Joe and Jeff; three brothers and three sisters.

Funeral: Thursday, March 31, 2005 at 2:30 pm at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Chapel, Minot, with Rev. Bruce Knight officiating.  Visitation is Wednesday, March 30, 2005 from noon-7:00 pm at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.  A prayer service will be Wednesday, March 30, 2005 at 7:00 pm at the funeral home.  Burial will take place in Hope Lutheran Cemetery, Makoti, ND.
Don Beckman, vocalist, will offer: "Amazing Grace", "The Old Rugged Coss" Judy Randel, organist.

Honorary bearers will be Olive's family and friends. Actual bearers will be Joe Galusha, Mike Hoff, Dave Piesar, Rick Malek, Jason Malek,  & Byron Galusha