Dorothy M. Olmsted

Mrs. Dorothy M. Olmsted, 77, went to be in the arms of her Lord and Savior on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011. She was born Sept. 9, 1934, in McBain, to Charles and Mamie (Jeffrey) Benscoter, and raised in Evart on a dairy farm. She was a beautiful Christian woman who loved Jesus. In 1953 she graduated from Evart High School. Dorothy moved to Grand Rapids where she met Richard. They were married on April 27, 1957. Every summer Dorothy and her family would attend the Dulcimer Festival where they would camp for the week and enjoy being back to her home town. She is survived by her loving husband, Richard; four children and their spouses; 11 grandchildren; three great grandchildren; brothers and sister, Mrs. Betty Scofield (Benscoter), Ted and Relda Benscoter, Roger and Janice Benscoter. Condolences may be sent to