DHT Tuesday May 3, 1966 pg 10 col 1

ALFRED OLSON
Funeral services were held this afternoon from Trinity Lutheran Church in Grande Prairie tor Alfred Olson, 79, who died April 28 in Grande Prairie hospital. Born in Sweden, and living in the city since his arrival in the Peace River Country, Mr. Olson is survived by his wife Inga, daughters Mrs. C a r 1 (Edna) Flohr of Grande Prairie, Mrs. Bob (Elsie) Ray of Beaverlodge, Mrs. Bill (Violet) Griffiths of Kitimat, B.C., Mrs. Walter (Angie) Walduer of Bezanson, Mrs. Irving (Alice) Ames of Bezanson, sons Donald of Grande Prairie and Gordon of Beaverlodge, 25 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Pastor H. Severtson officiated. Interment was in Glen Leslie cemetery, Pallbearers were John Pike, Stan Griffiths, Douglas Stark, John Stark, Milfred Patterson and Maryle Patterson.



DHT - Posted on 2001-05-01

Donald Olson, resident of Grande Prairie for seventy years, passed away at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital on Friday, April 27, 2001.
Don will be forever missed by; his loving wife Maxine (nee McColm), his children; Tamara (Witold Gutter), Trent (Debbie Klein), Terril (Tim Finley), his grandchildren; Bohtan, Tohler, Deklin, Julie and Cassandra.
Don was predeceased by his father Alfred Olson, his mother Inga (nee Bredeson), a baby brother Edwin and four brothers-in-law; Carl Flohr, Bob Ray, Bill Griffeths, and Walter Waldner. Surviving him are his sisters; Edna Flohr, Elsie Ray, Violet Griffeths, Angie Waldner, Allie (Tyke) Ames and his brother Gordon (Glenda) Olson as well as many nieces and nephews.
Don's life was spent designing and building in Grande Prairie and around Alberta, where he designed many homes and commercial buildings. His favorite activities included woodworking, fishing, hunting and spending time with his children and grandchildren. His good nature endeared him to all who knew him, and he will be missed by his family and friends.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, May 2, 2001 at 2 p.m. from St. Paul's United Church (10206-100 Ave.) Grande Prairie with interment to follow at the Glen Leslie Cemetery near Bezanson, close to the church built by his Dad. Luncheon to follow at the Golden Age Center (10222-101 Ave) Grande Prairie.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Don Olson Memorial Award in Forestry c/o Grande Prairie Regional College Foundation office, 10726-106 Ave. Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V-4C4.
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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear husband, father and grandfather, Gordon Carl Olson, on January 24, 2003 at the Richard Parsons Auxiliary Hospital, Red Deer.
He left us peacefully at the age of 68 after his struggle with Alzheimer's. Gordon was born on April 10, 1934 in Glen Leslie, Alberta, to Inga and Alfred Olson, and was a long-time resident of Grande Prairie.
He leaves to mourn his beloved wife Glenda, his five children and their spouses Janice Nielson (Randy), Okotoks, Alta., Karen Smith (Don), Grande Prairie, Darlene Olson (Darrell) Red Deer, Brian Olson (Connie), Edmonton, Rhonda Roberts (Rich), Three Forks, Montana, and eight grandchildren.
Gordon is also survived by his sisters Edna Flohr, Grande Prairie, Elsie Ray, Beaverlodge, Alta., Violet Griffiths, Salmon Arm, B.C., Angie Waldner and Allie Ames, Bezanson, Alta. He was predeceased by father Alfred, mother Inga, brother Don, and infant brother Edwin.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 30 at Oliver's Funeral Chapel in Grande Prairie, followed by a luncheon at the Grande Prairie Legion. All those that wish to join us are welcome. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in honor of Gordon may be made to The Alzheimer Society, Red Deer and Central Alberta, 4620-47 Ave., Red Deer, T4N 6C3, or to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Central Alberta Chapter, 4322 - 52 Ave., Red Deer, T4N 6C3. Posted on 2003-01-28


Inga Matilda Olson, 91, of Grande Prairie
Inga Matilda Olson, a long time resident of Grande Prairie, Alberta, passed away at Mackenzie Place, Grande Prairie, on Saturday, September 8, 1990, at the age of 9l.
She was born at Lake Park, Minnesota, U.S.A. on July 9, 1899, and came over the Edson Trail to the South Peace area with her parents, settling in the Sexsmith area. Inga was an accomplished seamstress, and talented musician, playing the violin, guitar, and piano. In later years, Inga loved to play bingo, and made many good friends.
She is survived by her 7 loving children: Edna Flohr of Grande Prairie, Elsie (Bob) Ray of Beaverlodge, Violet (Bill) Griffiths of Salmon Arm, B.C., Angle (Walter) Waldner of Bezanson, Allie (Tyke) Ames of Bezanson, Don (Maxine) of Grande Prairie, and Gordon (Glenda) of Grande Prairie: 27 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and 8 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Alfred in 1966, and by an infant son.
Funeral service for the late Inga Matilda Olson will be held on Tuesday, September 11, 1990, at 2 p. in., at the Oliver Funeral Chapel, Grande Prairie, Alberta, with Rev. Dennis Aicken officiating. Interment to follow in the Glen Leslie Cemetery.
Memorial tributes to the charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Oliver Funeral Chapel, Funeral Directors‚ and Licensed Crematorium, Grande Prairie. Telephone 532-2929.
 


Edna Olson married Carl Flohr (1934)

Edna Irene Flohr, resident of Grande Prairie, passed away on June 12, 2010 at Mackenzie Place at the age of 93.
She was born on January 27, 1917 in Grande Prairie to Inga and Alfred Olson. She grew up in Glen Leslie area, and married Carl Flohr.
She is survived by her daughter, Marlene Pigeon, 4 sons, Alvin, Ed (Lorraine), Larry (Evelyn), Ivan; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; 3 sisters, Elsie Ray, Angie Waldner, and Alice Ames.
She is predeceased by an infant child, husband, 1 sister, and 2 brothers.
Funeral service will be held on Friday, June 18, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at Oliver's Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel with interment to follow in Glen Leslie Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Alberta Cancer Foundation for Grande Prairie Cancer Clinic.


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