Donald Alfred Olsen
1933 – 2018
Don passed away peacefully on April 18, 2018 after a lengthy illness. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Doreen; sons Dan (Erin) and Bruce; daughter Diana (Ross “Doogie”); grandchildren Rogan (Keri), Krystal (Mike), Chris (Joey), Brittnie (Drew), Kylie (Oliver), Brodie and Nathan; brother Arvey (Eileen); sisters Judy (Dave) and Brenda (Terry). Don was predeceased by sisters Margaret and Shirley and by brother Russell. Don was born in Elk Point AB on October 17, 1933. He worked as a CN Locomotive Engineer for 40 years, in Prince George, Jasper, and Kamloops where he retired in 1990. After he retired he loved to Snow Bird in whatever RV they had at the time. Don had a great love for music, dancing and playing his harmonica, enjoyed riding his bike, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He coached minor hockey and loved to curl. Later in life he was a member of Good Sam’s Club and enjoyed camping with them.
There will be a celebration of life for Don on Friday the 27th of April at 1:00 at the Mt. Paul United Church (Interior Community Services) located at 140 Laburnum Street Kamloops. Condolences may be sent to the family at DrakeCremation.comPrint This Obituary & Condolences