Olga Elizabeth Hautala passed away peacefully at Ridge View Lodge, Kamloops, BC on Sunday, December 30, 2012 at the age of 86 years. The celebration of Olga’s life was held at Hindman Bowers Funeral Chapel, Golden, BC on Friday, January 4th at 1 p.m. Interment followed at the family plot in the Golden Legion Cemetery, followed by a reception in the Legion Hall.
Born in Lamont, Alberta on April 26, 1926, Olga lived a full and active life, dedicating her time to her family as wife, mother and grandmother, living in Mundare, AB; Golden, Salmon Arm and Kamloops, BC. She was predeceased by her husband Sam (1982), a WWII vet and CPR supervisor who was the love of her life.
Olga is survived by her loving and dedicated family: her twin sister Amelia Coupland of Spruce Grove; daughters Shirley (Lorne) Stenseth of Sorrento and Arlene Hollister of Kamloops, and son William Hautala of Kamloops; 6 grandchildren – Vince (Thuy), Shannon, Symone, Ria, Jennifer, Christian, and Todd; 3 great grandchildren – Reese, Quynn, and Shyanne; as well the numerous nieces and nephews, all whom she adored.
Email condolences may be sent to Olga’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com. In lieu of flowers or gifts, please donate in memory of Olga Hautala to the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden hospice (http://www.kamloopshospice.com/home).
Funeral arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Home, Salmon Arm, BC