OLSEN; Ronald Gordon (Bucky)
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Ron on September 2nd, 2015, at Gemstone Care Home, Kamloops, BC. He is survived by his loving wife Isabelle, of Kamloops, his children Lorne Olsen, of Chilliwack, BC, Linda & Robert Simunovic, of Airdrie, AB, Graham & Gillian Bagg, of Calgary, AB, and Mark Bagg, of Kamloops, BC. Ronald is also survived by his grandchildren Lindsay, Christopher, Carmen, Ashley, Evan, Parker, Carter, Georgia, Gage and Meirra, as well as brothers Robert Olsen and Gary (Eileen) Olsen, many nieces, nephews and friends. Ronald was predeceased by his first wife, Judith Deanna Olsen, father, Joseph Olsen, mother, Elizabeth Olsen, father-in-law, Walter McKague and brother, Michael Olsen. Bucky (as he was known by many) was a Dad, Papa, Brother, Uncle and dear family friend to many. Ron was born on April 14th, 1935, in Abbotsford, BC, where he resided until his retirement. A long time employee and first driver for the Remple Brothers Concrete Company. Upon retirement, Ron and Isabelle moved to Kamloops to be near family. Ron was a family man who adored his children and grandchildren. Ron had many dear friends and was always a pillar of strength and wisdom to all who needed him. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Dr. Howie and the staff at the Brocklehurst Gemstone Care Home. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ron’s memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 729 Victoria St., Kamloops, BC, V2C 2B5. A Celebration of Ron’s Life will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, September 26th, 2015 at the Hilton DoubleTree, 339 St. Paul Street, Kamloops, with Mary Widmer officiating.
Although it is difficult today to see beyond the sorrow,
may looking back in memory help comfort us tomorrow.
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