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November 3, 1953 – February 3, 2018

Grant E Olenslager (64) passed away February 3rd, 2018 due to heart disease. He was born November 3rd, 1953 in Rupert, Idaho to Elwood G and Fern (Rytting) Olenslager.

He was an active member of the LDS church. He especially loved being involved in both cub and boy scouts for many years. He married his sweetheart LaRetta Lang of St. George, Utah in the Manti LDS temple on August 16th, 1974. They have lived in Ely NV, Heyburn ID, St George UT, Las Vegas NV, and retired to Panguitch, UT where they own the Purple Sage Motel. He was an avid hunter/fisherman and enjoyed camping and spending time outdoors.

He is survived by his loving wife, LaRetta Lang Olenslager, his three children Dustin (Desiree) Olenslager, Shad Olenslager, Libby (Joe) Ipson, and 12 grandchildren.

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He was preceded in death by his mother.

Funeral services will be held Friday, February 9th at the Panguitch 2nd Ward Chapel. Viewing 9:30 am -11:00 am, Service 11:00am—12:00pm. Interment at the Veyo Cemetery at 4:00pm. Arrangements are through Hughes Mortuary. Please visit for details and to leave condolences.

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