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Halvorsen, Olga Lenore

Olga Lenore Halvorsen of Calgary passed away peacefully, with her children at her side, on Friday, July 18, 2008, after a long battle with rheumatoid arthritis, at the age of 77 years. Olga was born in Hanley, SK in 1931, married husband Hilmar Halvorsen in 1950, and lived in Regina, SK until retiring in Calgary in 1989. Olga is survived by  her daughter Charlene Gail Halvorsen of Calgary and her son and daughter-in-law Stephen Hilmar (Valentina) Halvorsen and grandson Dimitry Halvorsen all of Chicago, IL. She is also survived by her sisters, Elfreeda McLennan (Cecil) of Ashland, OR, Dorothy Anderson (nee Hamre) and Rosalie Eskelson, (nee Hamre), both of Saskatoon, SK; as well as many brothers in law and sisters in law; nieces and nephews in Canada, the U.S. and Australia. She was predeceased by her husband Hilmar Kristian Halvorsen in 1997; son Frank Halvorsen in 1968; father Christian Berthold Hamre (1883-1962) and mother: Eva Irence Hamre (nee Peltier) (1894-1970); sister Marjorie Hamre (nee Akre) in 1993 and brothers, Frank Hamre in 2000, Lorne Hamre in 2000, Gordon Hamre in 2007, and John Arnold Hamre in 1934.  Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at 2:30 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Forward condolences through The family wishes to extend their thanks to the doctors and staff of Unit 74 and emergency staff at the Rockyview General Hospital for the compassionate care and kindness provided to our mother. In living memory of Olga Halvorsen, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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