February 28, 1923 – January 21, 2013
Kathleen passed away peacefully in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Comox at the age of 89. Born in Burns Lake, BC. She lived for a short time in Heath, AB, moving to Vancouver in 1936. Married Charles, Sept. 14, 1943. In 1967 she moved to her beloved Denman Island where she enjoyed her garden and flowers.
She is predeceased by her parents Christopher and Mary (Wilson), husband Charles; brothers Donald, Robert and Jimmy; sisters Marie (West), Marguerite (Goff), Cora-May (Ennis), Eileen (McAfee). She is survived by her three children Richard (Brenda), Brian (Carolyn) and Susan (Les) Olson; 5 grandchildren Jennifer (Kevin) Kynoch, Heather (Darren), Parkinson, Alesha (Chad) Stewart, Trent (Shauna) Olson and Shayla Olson; and 5 great grandchildren Dylan, Zachary, Alyssa, Adrianne and Aidan.
She was a kind, thoughtful and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She touched many people in a very positive way with her kindness and was special to all who came to know her.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, January 26th, 2013, at 2:00pm at Comox Valley Funeral Home, Cremation and Reception Centre, 1101 Ryan Rd, Courtenay, BC. Our deepest and heartfelt thanks to all the nurses and home support staff who helped her. For those wishing, donations in Kathleen’s memory to a charity of choice would be appreciated.