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LESTER HASKETT Lester Olien Haskett, 71, of Boulder City, passed away Jan. 31, 2013. He was born in Guthrie, Okla., June 21, 1941. Olien graduated from Boulder City High School and received an Associate of Arts Degree in fire science and his degree in fire service management. He was married to Barbara Haskett Nov. 27, 1974. Olein started his career in 1969, with the Boulder City Fire Department and worked up the ranks to Deputy Chief. In 1985, he began working for the Henderson City Fire Department as the First Battalion Chief. One year later, he was promoted to fire chief. He then retired Jan. 31, 1995. Olien always had a passion for old trucks and cars. He was survived by his wife, of 38 years, Barbara; children, Justin Haskett, Pam Walters, Diane Gunter and Robert Walters; grandchildren, Bradley Redelsperger, Ryan Walters, Dane Gunter and Kyle Walters; great-grandchildren, Destiny, Sofia and Deegan; and sisters, Wanda (Andy) Trimm and Jacque (Frank) Bowser. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 8, at Palm Mortuary, 800 S. Boulder Highway, Henderson. Burial to follow at noon at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1900 Veterans memorial Drive, Boulder City.


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