Nan Olsen Drummond, age 74, passed away on May 24, 2018, at her home in Pawhuska.
Nan was born on Aug. 17, 1943, in Ponca City, and was raised on her family’s cattle ranch near Hardy. She attended Oklahoma State University and was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. Nan married Charles R. “Chuck” Drummond on Aug. 17, 1964, during their senior year at OSU. She graduated with a degree in Textile Merchandising in May 1965.
Nan and Chuck raised three sons on their family ranch near Pawhuska. Over the years, Nan owned a clothing store, spearheaded a western art show, organized cutting horse events, and helped Chuck with his many ventures, but her primary interest was being home on the ranch, raising a family and enjoying country life. She is lovingly remembered for her quiet strength, innate kindness, strong Christian faith, and devotion to family.
Nan is survived by her husband of 53 years, Chuck; along with son, Tim Drummond and his wife, Missy; son, Ladd Drummond and his wife, Ree; grandchildren Alex, Caleb, Paige, Halle, Bryce, and Todd Drummond; mother, Edna Mae Olsen; sister, Diane Shafer and her husband, Dick; brother, John B. Olsen; and several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her son, Todd O. Drummond, and her father, John William “Bill” Olsen.
A funeral service for Nan Drummond will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Pawhuska on Friday, June 1, at 4 p.m. Memorial donations in memory of Nan can be made to Samaritan’s Purse (samaritanspurse.org).
Kendrick McCartney Johnson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.