Myrna Olsen

Myrna Ann Spellman-McClasky-Olsen, of Sebastian, FL, passed away November 7, 2020, due to complications arising from Alzheimer’s. She was born April 30, 1937 to parents William V. Patterson and Ann Kasile-Patterson in Waukegan, IL. She graduated from Waukegan Township High School and married Robert N. McClasky in 1954. They raised their family in Grayslake, IL. She served as a YWCA volunteer in Waukegan. From a young age, Myrna was hairdresser to her family and friends, later training to become a licensed cosmetologist, a profession she practiced until 2018. In 1982 she married James U. Olsen. They lived in Fort Lauderdale and later moved to Sebastian. She was a Women’s Club officer in Sebastian and a member of the Vero Beach Power Squadron. She was predeceased by her parents, both husbands, and her two brothers, William D. Patterson and Robert D. Patterson. Myrna is survived by her sons, Robert C. McClasky (Dalleen), Gregory J. McClasky (Tina), and Stephen W. McClasky, as well as three grandchildren and two great grandchildren. At her request, there will be no funeral or memorial service. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to Cure Alzheimer’s Fund.  Condolences may be sent to [email protected].