January 17, 1921 – January 30, 2008
Olwyn May Kirsch (nee Thomas) born Jan 17, 1921 in Clive, AB, passed away peacefully at home on Jan 30, 2008 at the age of 87. She loved adventure and traveled to Germany, England, Denmark, Australia and other places in Canada and the U.S. She loved Alberta having farmed alongside her husband, raising their eight children and living in various communities throughout her life.
Olwyn is survived and will be dearly missed by her sons August (Lynn), Norman (Laurel) and Karl (Kathy), daughters, Lyllian (Oscar), Leona, Rosemary, and Carla, brothers Norman (Hazel), George, Wilbur, sister Leona, 15 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, great, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
She was predeceased by her loving husband of 53 years, August in 1991, parents, William and Lyllian, son George in 2001, sisters Helen and Coral, and brother Berwyn, sister-in-laws, Margaret and Marguerite.
At Olwyn’s request she will be cremated and there will be no funeral service.