Obituary of Paul John Olsen
OLSEN – Paul
Paul John Olsen was born on July 24, 1934, at Nurse Lidstrom’s in Canwood, SK. Paul passed away on October 25, 2023, at the age of 89 years.
He married Eileen Berg on October 27, 1962, and together they had 3 children, Kenneth, Dennis, and Lynn.
Paul farmed and drove a school bus for 33 years. He was an active member of the Parkland Fiddlers and the Canwood Senior Citizens Club. Paul & Eileen had a passion for travel and music which took them to many destinations around the world. They especially enjoyed traveling for fiddle events. Paul will be dearly missed by all who knew him and shared in his life’s journey.
Paul is lovingly survived by his wife Eileen; his children Dennis (Tammie) Olsen of Calgary, AB, and their children, Matthew & Nathan Olsen; Lynn (Josh) Wood of Holbein, SK, and their children, Jenna, Morgan, and Ryder Wood.
Paul is predeceased by his parents, Jorgina (Jensen) and Peter Olsen; his parents-in-law, Clarence & Gertie (Taylor) Berg; and his son Kenneth Olsen.
There will be a service held for Paul on Monday, October 30, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church in Canwood with Rev. Emmanuel Aristide officiating. There will be a time of refreshments and fellowship following the service at the Canwood Community Hall provided by the Canwood Lutheran Ladies.
In lieu of tributes, memorial donations may be made in memory of Paul to the Zion Lutheran Church (Box 358 Canwood, SK S0J 0K0). Family and friends wishing to share email condolences are welcome to visit www.beaulacfuneralhome.com Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Beau “Lac” Funeral Home & Crematorium, Donna Lovberg, Funeral Director, Canwood, SK. 306-468-2244.