Mildred Arloene OLSEN


Mildred Arloene

1917 – 2014

Mrs. Mildred Arloene Olsen of Red Deer, Alberta, went home to be with her Lord at the Extendicare Michener Hill in Red Deer on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at the age of 96 years. Mildred was born on June 17, 1917 at Macksburg, Iowa, United States and immigrated to Canada in 1926 with her parents. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother, sister and a treasured friend who will be dearly missed. Mildred leaves to mourn her passing, three daughters, Marjorie Anderson of Red Deer, Margaret (Jim) Wiebe of Dundas, Ontario, Joyce (Jim) Weeks of Red Deer, daughter-in-law, Karen Olsen of Ponoka, Alberta, ten grandchildren, Barry (Caryn) Anderson, Philip (Lori) Anderson, Sandra (Alvin) Nyberg, Wanda (Jay) Parker, Rhonda Bennett-Weeks, Cindy Weeks, Charles (Kristi) Wiebe, Todd (Lora) Wiebe and Rachel and Harmoni Olsen, as well as twenty loving great grandchildren and one cherished great, great granddaughter. She will also be lovingly remembered by her two sisters, Ruth (Helmet) Honecker and Ruby (Lloyd) Garford, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and dear friends. Mildred was predeceased by her beloved husband, Gordon, a son, Gareth, a great grandson, Richard, son-in-law, Wayne, her mother and father and four brothers, Merle, George, Glen and Lloyd. A Celebration of Mildred’s Life will be held at Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at the Alto Reste Cemetery, Red Deer, Alberta. If desired, Memorial Donations in Mildred’s honor may be made directly to a Charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be sent or viewed at Arrangements in care of

Gary W. Anderson, Funeral Director at


6287 – 67 A Street

(Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040.

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