Vigen Memorial Home obituary – Pamela Sue Olsen, 64, Keokuk


Pamela Sue Olsen, 64, of Keokuk, IA, died Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL.

She was born on October 14, 1957 in Keokuk the daughter of Kenneth, Jr. and Wilma Mae Nicol Lovell.  On January 28, 1995, Pam was united in marriage to David Olsen in Argyle, IA.  He survives.

She is also survived by one son, Jim Babka (Beth) of Cedar Rapids, IA, one step-son, Derek Olsen (Jessie) of Keokuk, several grandchildren and two sisters, Shirley Robinson (John) and Stacy Lovell. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Kenneth “Butch” Lovell, John Lovell and Clarence Lovell and three sisters, Sandra Michale, Violet Cady and Betsy Sale.         

Pam had been employed at Metzeler in Keokuk.

She enjoyed music, playing Bingo and going swimming. She had a great love for all animals.

There will be no services.

Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

The Vigen Memorial Home in Keokuk is assisting the family with arrangements.

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