Betty Olson retires after 34 years

37_betty-9245Betty Olson went to work for Frank Fooshee, owner of Pondera Drug, in 1975, working as a soda jerk and store clerk.

She stayed at the store when Fooshee sold in 1981 to Harold Olson, who changed the name to Olson’s Drug. Olson sold the store to Pete McKeone in 1989. Olson continued working at the store as bookkeeper, clerk and became a Pharmacy Technician.

She married Harold Olson in 2002. She is on the Pondera Valley Lutheran Church council and as president, was director on the board of Conrad Chamber of Commerce and was President in 2003 and 2004.

Olson is the newly elected vice president of the Montana Pioneer and Classic Auto Club, the first woman to be elected to that position. She also served on many civic and benefit committees.