Gregory Olson

Obituary of Gregory Sven Olson

Gregory Sven Olson

(November 18, 1954 - October 14, 2020)

 

Greg Olson of Bashaw was born in Camrose, Alberta on November 18, 1954 and passed away on October 14, 2020 at the age of 65 years.

 

Greg is survived by three brothers and three sisters:  Gary (Ruth) Olson of Myrnam, Gartley (Marcia) Olson of Sprague, Manitoba and Grant Olson of Beaumont, Diana (Clarence) Claerhout of Wetaskiwin, Tressa Larsen-Pawloske of Wetaskiwin, and Sandra Olson of Holden, and special friend, Amanda Valente of Bashaw.  He was predeceased by his parents, Margaret and Sven Olson, brothers-in-law Jim Larsen and Len Pawloske; sister-in-law Karen Olson and the love of his life, Barby Kolkea.

 

Greg was a singer and a self-taught guitarist and had a long career of entertaining in many bars and lounges in central Alberta - Hay Lakes, Round Hill, Camrose, Leduc, Ferintosh, Edberg and Kinsella, to name a few.  He also had a love of truck driving and was proud of his white and purple truck that he drove for a company out of Edberg.

 

Greg will be remembered for the meals he prepared at G.O.’s Bar and Grill and that can of Lucky in his hand.

 

A graveside service will be held at a later date.

 

If family and friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to:

Red Deer Hospice Society.

99 Arnot Avenue

Red Deer, AB   T4R 3S6

 

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