Walter Ralph Olp, 91, of La Grande, passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at his residence. A Funeral Service will be held at the La Grande Church of Christ on Friday, June 21, 2019 at 2:00pm.
Walter was born on June 22, 1927, in Baker City, OR to William and Ruth (Worley) Olp. He was raised in Baker City and moved to La Grande in 1961. He married Louise Paschal.
Walter was employed at Boise Cascade until retirement. He enjoyed fishing, building and flying model airplanes, league bowling, painting, wood working and spending time with family. He also enjoyed watching football and basketball, particularly the Oregon Ducks.
Walter is survived by his children; M. Elaine Olp of La Grande, OR, Donna Shields (Mike) of La Grande, OR, Carolyn Pierce of Imbler, OR, Theresa Arnson (Scott) of La Grande, OR, and Lisa Olp-Kiser of La Grande, OR; 12 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Ruth, 3 brothers, and 3 sisters.