Mabel Olstad

Mabel Olstad with family by her side very early the morning of March 5, 2005 our cherished Mother, Grandmother, Great grandmother, Mabel passed away at the age of 93 at Polson Extended Care in Vernon. She was pre-deceased by her husband Otto in 1955, and her son David in 2000. She was born Mabel Hanson in Norquay Sask in 1911. She married Otto Olstad in 1934 at Rose Valley Saskatchewan. They moved to Bralorne then on to Vernon in 1952. After Otto’s death she raised her eight children on her own. She will be sadly missed by her children, Johanna Martin (Herb) of Toronto, Bernice Hoffman of Lavington, Marvin Olstad of Vernon, Mavis Andretta, Karen St John of Surrey, Sylvia Williams (Gerry) of Surrey & Debra Olstad Doner (Archie) of Kelowna. Mabel watched over seventeen grandchildren & twenty five great grandchildren. She will be forever remembered for her guidance, humour, love, & devotion to her family, She will be forever in our hearts and souls. Funeral service will be held Saturday, March 12th, 2005 at 10:00 A.M. from the Chapel of Pleasant Valley Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. A reception will follow the graveside in the Pleasant Valley Tea Room. Those friends wishing to make memorial contributions in memory of Mabel may do so to the Polson Extended Care Unit (North) c/o Vernon Jubilee Hospital 2101 32nd Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 5L2 or to the charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the PLEASANT VALLEY FUNERAL HOME (542-4333).