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Passed away peacefully on June 8, 2021 at her home after a long battle with cancer.
She was predeceased by her mother and father, Inga and Carsten Olsen and her brother Ken Olsen.
Carol is lovingly remembered by her children; Jeff (Tracy), Jana and Kim (Garrett) and by her only grandchild, Tyller.
She also leaves her brother, Dennis; sisters, Delores and Lori and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Carol was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba where she worked hard throughout her life and once retired, she devoted her time to the loves of her life; her family, gardening and Canadian Tire.
The family would like to especially thank her many doctors and nurses at CancerCare Manitoba (Health Sciences Centre), along with the palliative care team.
Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CancerCare Manitoba.

Make a donation to CancerCare Manitoba Foundation

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jun 12, 2021

Condolences & Memories (9 entries)

  • Always cherished and forever remembered for your love and caring and so many fond memories growing up. Till we meet again. Love you deeply. - Posted by: Randy McMullin (Nephew) on: Jun 18, 2021

  • I hadn't seen Aunt Carol in many years but have very fond memories of her when I was younger. I am so sorry for your loss and send you my thoughts and prayers during your loss. - Posted by: Aileen Freeman (Olsen) (Niece) on: Jun 17, 2021

  • You were there when no one else was… RIP my beautiful godmother. There are no goodbyes. Where ever you’ll be, you’ll always be in our hearts.❤️ - Posted by: Darryl McMullin (Nephew) on: Jun 14, 2021

  • Auntie Carol was so kind and a really, really beautiful person. So compassionate and always met me with a smile on her face whenever I would see her. I send my genuine, heartfelt thoughts to all of her family, Her son and her daughters. As well as my extended Olsen family. Even though we do not see each other much, I think of all of you. Auntie Carol (that's how I knew her), my Dad's sister...really had a heart of gold. Please accept my sincere, warm thoughts of her and know that life is about special memories and quality over quantity for sure. I am so so sorry for the loss of your Mom, Sister, Aunt, and friend. With Love, Darren (Dennis's son) and her nephew. - Posted by: Darren Olsen (Nephew) on: Jun 14, 2021

  • Although we were estranged for so many years, I met up with my aunty Carol when she worked at Cropo after my stepbrother Ken passed away. We chatted and hoped we could get together one day and catch up on old news. I will always remember her as a beautiful, caring person and give my heartfelt condolences to the family and my cousins. - Posted by: Wendy Lynn Somerville (nee Mills) (my aunt) on: Jun 12, 2021

  • Our deepest sympathy to Jeff, Jana, Kim and families. Aunty Carol was such a lovely person. She always had a smile and was happy to see you. She was such a loving and caring person. May she Rest In Peace. Cara & David Olsen - Posted by: Cara and David Olsen (Nephew ) on: Jun 12, 2021

  • Condolences to the family. - Posted by: Terry Bowe (Cousin) on: Jun 12, 2021

  • My heartfelt condolences to Jana and her family ❤ Jana, I met your mom once, and she was a very special and lovely lady ❤ Through our conversation that day, you could tell she was a strong independent woman, caring and loving soul, dedicated to family and whatever projects she would encounter. Remember all the laughter, shopping trips, phone calls, some disagreements, and love your mom had for you ❤ Your mom will always be with you in your heart and cherished memories ♥🌹 May you find peace knowing that she is resting in the arms of the angels ❤ My friend, my prayer and thoughts are with you and your family during these sad days ❤ - Posted by: Silvia Veldkamp (Friend of Jana Reid ) on: Jun 12, 2021

  • Our deepest sympathies to the family. I will always remember the big smiles and laughter she showed whenever I saw her. Our prayers are with you as you grieve the loss. - Posted by: Ken and Irene Olsen (Nephew) on: Jun 12, 2021

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