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OLGA KISCHOOK January 17, 1917 - July 1, 2012 Olga Kischook passed away peacefully on July 1, 2012 at the age of 95. She was predeceased by her half brothers Joe, Paul and Bill and half sister Jean, her brothers George and Laurie and sisters Anne and Ollie. Olga is survived by her sister Vickie and many nieces, nephews and extended family both biological and chosen. Olga was born in Winnipeg but grew up near Laurier attending school in Makinak. Olga joined the army in 1942 and was a Staff-Sargeant with a Canadian Volunteer Service Medal when discharged in 1946. Olga completed a three year course in Applied Arts at Mt. Alison's Owen's School of Fine and Applied Arts in New Brunswick and later completed her post-secondary education in Washington state, USA. Olga worked at the Sanitorium in The Pas, as a social worker and as an occupational therapist before retiring in 1978. In retirement Olga enjoyed volunteering with many and varied organizations, gardening, reading, artwork and travel. Although she loved them, flowers gratefully declined. Please make a donation to Crescent Fort Rouge United Church s general, memorial or endowment fund. A memorial service will be held at Crescent Fort Rouge United Church on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on July 14, 2012
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