Arne Olson beloved husband of Leola Olson of Calgary, passed away peacefully, after a brief illness, on Tuesday, December 2, 2008 at the age of 89 years.
Arne was born in Edberg, AB, grew up on a farm and rode horse back to a rural school. He served in the RCAF from 1941-1946. After the War he went to work for a man he had met in the Air Force. This turned into a 37 year career with the United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative (UFA). Arne enjoyed skating with his wife and friends numerous times during the week.
Besides his loving wife Leola, Arne is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Norma and Hammie Irwin; sisters-in-law Joyce Olson, and Mary Fletcher (Chub); brother-in-law Walter Wright (Margaret); and many nieces and nephews.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Monday, December 8, 2008 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433.
In living memory of Arne Olson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences