John Olesen

OLESEN, John Passed away peacefully at home with his loving wife Rosemary by his side on July 24, 2004, aged 66 years. Born in Danmark, December 10, 1937 immigrated to Canada with his parents, brother and sisters. He spent his younger years farming in Alberta moving to Vancouver where he worked for Dominion Bridge for 25 years. In that time John met Rosemary and married in 1968. They moved to Vancouver Island in 1980 and in 1987 bought their ‘Paradise’ in Qualicum Beach, BC, “Costa Little”. John was a conscientious worker and loved nature. His beautiful eyes and bright smile warmed the hearts of family and friends. Thank you to all the Doctors, Home Care Nurses and Community Care Workers who helped John in his last months. Also a special thank you to my brother Gordon and friends Gary and Effie for their support and to many friends and family. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John’s memory, to the BC Cancer Foundation, 2410 Lee Avenue, Victoria, BC V8R 6V5. YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM 248-5859 in care of arrangements.

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