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Martha Anne Olson

March 16, 1935 - June 15, 2018


Martha Anne Olson (nee Ingraham)

March 16th, 1935 – June 15th, 2018

On the evening of June 15th Martha (Mom) peacefully slipped away from us.  She was predeceased by her husband Leonard of 47 years and is survived by her children; James (Jim) Olson, Terry and Tammy (TnT) Olson, Laurie and Garry Derby, Mike Olson and Stef. Grandchildren; Jody Lamoureux and Cyntha, Cody Derby and Felicia, Spencer Derby and Tyne, Jesse Olson and Haley, Chase Olson and Morgan, Sadie Peters and James. Great-grandchildren; Akien, Henry, Stella, Marcus, Noah and Maren.  Martha’s early years were spent moving from mining camp to mining camp as her father was a civil engineer.  Settling down for the most part in Squamish, BC where she played on the high school basketball team.  Martha studied for a career in teaching which brought her to Powell River to teach her first classes in Lund.  She will be dearly missed by friends and family including the gang at the hospital auxiliary economy shop and the countless children she taught in elementary school.  Martha loved her yard and gardens but most of all she loved her large family.  Martha requested no service.  Donations made to the Heart and Stroke foundation would be appreciated.

Rest peacefully Mom.


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Stubberfield Funeral Home Ltd. Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Heather MacLeod
Relation: Went to school with Tammy, Mom was friends with Martha, Martha and Dad on 4th floor at the same time.

Our sympathies are with you Tammy and your family. Mom went to exercise class with Martha (not sure if I mentioned that). Thanks for the visit while our loved ones were on 4th floor at the same time. Hugs to everyone.

From: Carol McMillan
Relation: Through working with Laurie at RBC

I was so sorry to learn of your Mom’s passing Laurie. It is so very hard to lose someone
We love especially our Mom. I still miss my mother and she left this earth 29 years ago.
I know I will meet her again and that Hope lives in me. Know I am here for you Laurie if you want to talk or just have a cup of tea or a glass of wine. Your Mom was a very special woman.

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