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November 13, 1924 - August 4, 2019

With heavy hearts, we announce that Olga passed away peacefully on August 4, 2019 in Fred Douglas Lodge, at the age of 94 years.

Olga is predeceased by her beloved husband Mervin(1991)and sister Lily in( 2011). She is survived by her sisters Nadia( Ben) Hanuschak and Victoria (Vicky) Johnston  and many nieces and nephews.

She  taught school for 40 years mostly in Winnipeg but she did have 2 years in Soest, Germany with the Department of National Defence teaching children of military families.. She is a member of the  Unitarian Universal Churc,h. Manitoba Humanist , Manitoba NDP, Humane  Society.

She had a zest for life:  mushroom picking, enjoying music, taking pictures (won first prize with her group) dancing , yoga and was an avid bridge player.                                                                                                                                   

She loved animals: cats and dogs were never passed  up without patting them. Ziggy , her last cat’s ashes are with her in the casket.

We wish to thank the staff at Fred Douglas Lodge .

Friends and  relatives are encouraged to share in photo tribute, eulogy stories, and condolences for the family by visiting Olga’s memorial tribute page at

In lieu of flowers memorial tributes can be made to The 1st Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg, 603 Wellington Crescent , Winnipeg, MB  R3M 0A7 , or charity of one’s choice.

Celebration of Life will be held 11:30 a.m. Friday, August 9, 2019 at the First Unitarian Church, 603 Wellington Crescent. .

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