Mary Kathleen “Kathy” Donald (nee Olsen)

Mary Kathleen "Kathy" Donald (nee Olsen)

Mary Kathleen Donald passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on Friday, July 6, 2018. She was 66 years old. She remained steadfast in her Christian faith and was an inspiration to those around her.

Kathy was born in 1952 in Vancouver, BC to parents Henry and Grethe Olsen. She attended Lord Byng Secondary and graduated from UBC with a bachelor of Education. She went on to achieve her Masters degree in Education while raising four young children. She taught in Cranbrook for many years before retiring at age 60.

Kathy is survived by her husband of 45 years, Bruce and her children John (Pamela), Jessica (Vince) Dawson, James and Brian. Kathy will be fondly remembered by her 8 grandchildren Aidan, Anna, Liahni, Emma, Isaac, Alexandria, Colby and Grethe.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 13, 2018 at 1:30 pm at First Baptist Church, 328 14th Avenue South in Cranbrook. A reception will follow in the church hall. In memory of Kathy, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service.

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