December 31, 1918 – Claresholm, AB
July 26, 2014 – Calgary, AB
Glen Olmstead, passed away peacefully, at the age of 95, never giving up the fight against his many illnesses.
Glen, was predeceased by his wife, Theresa and is survived by his five children, Leigh (Colleen), Sharon (Steve), Brian (Sheryl), Kevin, (Nancy), and Kathy (Ken); eleven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. We loved him every day; and now we will miss him every day.
Glen was born in Claresholm, Alberta, moved to Kevisville as a young man and then spent the remainder of his life in Calgary. He was Secretary-Treasurer for Asamera Oil for thirty-five years, active in St. Pius X Catholic Church and Horizon Village Varsity. Glen was a family man with many interests; rock hounding, silversmithing, lapidary, camping, and woodworking, with a deep appreciation and love of nature. Glen was a quiet, strong and honest man who spoke volumes with the depth of his love and left a deep impression on everyone he met
Relatives and friends are invited to a funeral mass to be celebrated at St. Pius X Catholic Church (2424 – 24th Avenue N.W.) on Friday, August 1, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Parkinson’s Society of Southern Alberta, #102, 5636 Burbank Crescent S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 243-9901, www.parkinsons-society.org or by cheque to Extendicare Hillcrest, 1512 – 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1C1 Telephone: (403) 289-0236.
The family sincerely thanks the medical staff of Unit 73 at Rockyview Hospital for the exceptional care during his last days and the staff at Extendicare Hillcrest for giving Glen a loving home in the last 1 1/2 years. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com
In living memory of Glen Olmstead, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences