September 22, 2017
Olga Marie Loken Freed, 99, died peacefully at home on Sunday, September 17, 2017 after a long and productive life. She was born on December 18, 1917 on a sheep ranch in Southeastern Montana-Carter County; seven years after her father had immigrated to America from Norway.
She graduated from Carter County High School in Ekalaka, MT in 1935. She then attended and graduated from Holy Rosary nursing school in Miles City, MT receiving a Registered Nurse degree in 1938. She was the third airline stewardess hired by Northwest Airlines in 1939. As a stewardess she flew cross country, primarily in...