August 24, 1929 – Openshaw, Saskatchewan
August 24, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta
Wilma Olson beloved wife of Marvin Olson of Calgary, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 24, 2014.
Wilma was born in Openshaw, SK and grew up on the family farm near Frobisher, SK. She moved to Calgary where she met and married Marvin in 1962. While raising their children, Wilma and Marvin were very active in their church and community. During her retirement years, she and Marvin traveled, followed their grandsons’ hockey careers and spent time at her “favourite place on earth,” their cabin on Sylvan Lake.
Wilma and Marvin’s home and cabin were always open to visitors and were always a warm place for family and friends to gather.
Besides her loving husband of fifty-two years, Wilma is remembered by her children, Earl, Vern (Nicky) and Carla (Darin); grandsons, Jackson, Keillan, Ryely, Kyle and Quinn; sisters Hilda and Helmy; brothers, Hugo (Hertha), Werner (Laura) and Oswald (Ruth); sisters-in-law, Sonja (George), Myrna (Keith) and Evelyn; as well as many nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life and Thanksgiving will be held at St. John Lutheran Church (204 – 6A Street N.E.) on Monday, September 1, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the St. John Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, or to Lutheran Hospital Ministries –Southern Alberta or to the charity of your choice. The family would like to thank the staff of Unit 58 at the South Calgary Health Campus for their wonderful and professional care.
In living memory of Wilma Olson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: 403-256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences