Allan Olson, beloved husband of Mrs. Carlotta Olson of Yorkton passed away peacefully on July 22, 2015 at the Yorkton Regional Health Centre, surrounded by family. Allan was born on October 25, 1943 in Preeceville, Saskatchewan and was the son of Martin and Katherine (nee Midock) Olson. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. As a boy he began his education at North Prairie School, and attended Grade 9 at Preeceville School.
He completed his high school years at the Lutheran Collegiate Bible Institute at Outlook, SK, after which he attended the University of Saskatchewan. He later decided to finish his education at the Central Pentecostal College in Saskatoon, SK. Dad had many amusing stories of his years at school that he loved to share with his family.
He loved working on the family farm and after completing his education, spent several years there before heading to Yorkton where he met his wife Carlotta. Allan and Carlotta married March 10, 1979 and raised three children together.
Dad leaves to celebrate his life and cherish his memory, his wife of 36 years, Carlotta: his 3 children, Steven, (Petrunia) Olson, Amanda (Fred) Skorobohach, Alanna Olson (Brook Pilipow); seven grandchildren, Celina, Lilianna, Emma, Isabella, Thomas, Napoleon and Nicholas; sister Darlene (Warren) Mann; as well as many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Dad will join his grandson Frederick John; parents, Martin and Katherine; and many other friends and family members in Heaven.
Papa we will miss you and love you forever. A visitation for family and friends was held on Monday evening at the Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre. Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at the Family Centre with Pastor Rick Gibson officiating. Interment followed in the Garden of Gethsemene in the Yorkton Memorial Gardens. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.baileysfuneralhome.com Arrangements were entrusted to Bailey’s Funeral Home Yorkton.