Olsen, Former IGA President, Dies at Age 79

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. -- A memorial visitation is scheduled here tomorrow for William E. Olsen, a former president of IGA, who died Monday after a long illness.

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. -- A memorial visitation is scheduled here tomorrow for William E. Olsen, a former president of IGA, who died Monday after a long illness. Olsen was named president of IGA, the Chicago-based network of independent food retailers, in February 1973 and retained the position until he retired in January 1987. He had previously held positions with the National Livestock & Meat Board and with meat supplier John Morrell & Co., his former wife, Jane Olse

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