Patricia Ruth Olson (nee O’Connor) 81, of Valemount, B.C., quietly passed away at the Grey Nuns Hospital in Edmonton, October 27, 2006 of cancer. She is survived by her daughter Linda Lee (husband Chuck), son Reg (wife Patricia) and son John (wife Nathalie); granddaughters Sasha, Laura, and Charlotte; sister Agnes MacLeod and family, brother Reg O’Connor and family; her life-long friend Doraine Williams, and her extended family, the Sharmas in Vancouver.
Pat and her predeceased husband, (Alfred John [Huckle] Olson), raised their children on the family farm north of Quesnel (Ahbau Creek) between 1944 and 1970. Later, in Vancouver, she was employed at Western Stevedoring until retirement. In 1994, she relocated to Valemount to be nearer to her family in Valemount, Edmonton and Quesnel.
A Memorial service will be conducted by Elder Phillip Sansom, Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints at the Valemount Community Hall on: Sunday, November 12, 2006 at 3:30 pm. Refreshments will follow in the Community Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to organizations or charities of the donor’s choice.