2008-11-29 / Obituaries

Olive "Ollie" Hudnall

Funeral service for Olive "Ollie" Hudnall, 86, of Jackson, Wyo., formerly of Thornville, was November 24, 2008, at Grace Lutheran Church in Thornville, with pastors Pattie and Jeff Morlack officiating. Burial was in Zion Ridge Cemetery in Thornville.

Ollie passed away Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, at St. John's Living Center in Jackson. She was born Dec. 29, 1921, in Cattaraugus County, N.Y., to the late Samuel and Margaret (Nix) Glasspoole.

She grew up in a farming community in southern New York until 1939, when the family moved to Ohio. She attended Millersport High School her senior year and graduated in 1940. Her work included operating Glasspoole's Red and White grocery in Thurston, building airplanes at Curtis Wright during World War II, various custodial jobs, and making Craftsman hand saws. In 1952, she met Frederick Hudnall. After a three-month courtship, they married May 30, 1952, in Thornville. She was a member of Shepherd of the Mountains Lutheran Church in Jackson, Wyo. Prior to that, she was an active member of Grace Lutheran Church in Thornville from 1952 until 2005.

She is survived by her daughter, Marion, of Jackson, Wyo.; one granddaughter, Ericka, of Jackson, Wyo.; two sisters-inlaw, Juanita (Guy) MacKay, of Orlando, Fla., and Bonnie (Mart) Glasspoole, of Thurston; two brothers-in-law, William (Angie) Phillips, of Junction City, and Donald Hudnall, of St. Petersburg, Fla.; many nieces and nephews; and longtime friends and neighbors.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 24 years, Frederick "Fritz" Hudnall; eight brothers and their respective wives, Lavergne (Katherine Baun), Paul (Alice), Guy, Myron (Stella), Lee (Ruby Snyder), William, Frank (Elizabeth), and Mart; five sisters and their respective husbands, Zelda (Guy D'Ingillo), Arvella, Cecelia (Henry Baun), Angie, and Delia (William Cost); two brothers-in-law, Forrest Jones and Patrick Loughman; and three sisters in-law, Ethel Hudnall Jones, Doris Hudnall Loughman and Mary Alice Chambers Hudnall.

Memorial contributions may be made to Camp Echoing Hills, 36272 County Road 79, Warsaw, OH 43844.

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