Olive Keough Schofield passed away peacefully with the Lord on Oct. 13, 2021 at her home at Aegis of Dana Point in California. She was 102.
Olive was born in Chester, New Jersey, on April 26, 1919, the daughter of John and Elizabeth Keough. She was the 10th of 10 children that grew up in New Jersey.
She graduated from Ramsey High School in 1938 and then attended Ridgewood Secretarial School. Her working career included many jobs that eventually led to that of purchasing agent and industrial buyer for companies such as Rheem Automotive and Nutrilite Products in Orange County, California. Her career highlight was capped working for the City of Buena Park as department secretary for 1. Public Works division, 2. Traffic Engineering, 3. Parks & Recreation.
Two of Olive’s biggest