Karen Metha Olsen passed away at Queen Victoria Hospital, Revelstoke on Sunday, December 6th, 2009 at the age of 100 years. A Funeral Service was held at the Revelstoke Seventh Day Adventist Church on Thursday afternoon, December 10th with Pastor Frank Johnson officiating. Honorary pallbearers were Jerry Olsen, Ken Olsen, Cody Olsen, Kirby Olsen, Jesse Olsen and Evan Olsen. Cremation with interment of the cremated remains followed in the family plot of Mountain View Cemetery, Revelstoke.
Karen was born in Aarhuf, Denmark on September 5, 1909 and had been a resident of Revelstoke since 1936. She played piano for her church for many years. Karen enjoyed knitting, crocheting, needlework and baking. She was an avid gardener and loved flowers of all kinds. Her “boys” were very special to her and she lived for her grandsons and great grandsons.
Karen was predeceased by her husband John in 1976; two brothers: Ernie and Dick and two sisters: Emma and Magna. She is survived by her son Paul (Bernice) of Revelstoke; two grandsons: Jerry (Monica) and Ken (Shannon); four great grandsons: Cody, Kirby, Jesse and Evan as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Arrangements were in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.