OLSEN Kathryn

Posted: May 22nd, 2014

November 16, 1952 — May 16, 2014
KATHY OLSEN of Cardston, beloved wife of Merv Olsen, passed away on Friday, May 16, 2014, at the age of 61 years. Kathy was a kind and gentle soul who above all cherished her family and friends. She was a wonderful grandma who shared a unique and special bond with each of her grandchildren. She was dedicated to her position as Senior Account Manager at RBC, where she was employed for over 30 years. Kathy was predeceased by her beloved son Ryan Leavitt and will be greatly missed by her children Trish (Bryan) Kenly, Anders (Mariko) Olsen, Sean (Paula Weasel Head) Olsen and her grandchildren, Tannis Woolford (Ryan), Hailey and Brayden Kenly (Trish), Cullam and Kian Olsen (Anders), and Darcie, Kennedy, Kodi, and Morning Sky Weasel Head and great grandchild Kenden Weasel Head (Sean). Kathy is also survived by her parents Dee and Lorna Barrus, and siblings Deb Watson and Ken Barrus. Kathy is predeceased by her sisters Barbara Duce and Beverly Barrus. In keeping with Kathy’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service celebrating Kathy’s life will be held on Saturday, May 24th, 2014, at 3:00 pm at the West Stake Center in Cardston, Alberta. Family and friends are invited to pay their final respects on Friday, May 23rd, 2014, from 7:00-8:00 pm at the West Stake Center, as well as from 2:00-2:45 pm on Saturday prior to the service. Kathy’s gentle presence, kind heart and wonderful sense of humour touched many people. She will be forever loved, respected and dearly missed. Donations in lieu of flowers would be greatly appreciated to The Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, 2888 Shaganappi Trail, NW, Calgary, Alberta, T3B 6A8. Email your condolences to: legacyfh@telus.net Funeral arrangements entrusted to Berry Gorham.

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