It is with profound sorrow that the family of Holly-Ann Olson announces her passing, with family by her side, on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 at the Thunder Bay Regional Hospital in Thunder Bay, Ont.
She was born on March 16, 1988 in Fort Frances, Ont. to Douglas and Geraldine Olson. She lived in Fort Frances all her life.
She loved to listen to music, loom knitting, and going for walks along the waterfront. She also loved to spend time with her family and friends, playing board games and Bingo, and especially enjoyed her time with her nieces and nephews.
Holly loved life and inspired everyone around her to find the joy in each day.
Holly leaves behind her father, Douglas Olson (Sandra Lutz); mother, Geraldine Olson (Gary Woodbridge); sister, Kristina Olson (Jannelle Andy) and their children, Jonathon, Autumn, Serenity, and Carter; step-brother, Scott Holborn (Jenn) and their son, Jacksyn; and boyfriend, Curtis Boivin.
She also is survived by her aunts and uncles, Debra Wagner, Kathy (George) Nyberg, Ken (Jo) Olson, Dawn Olson, Kurtis (Val) Olson, Kaylene (Robert) Johnson, Colleen (Toby) Vennechenko, Mary Ellen (Bruce) Brigham, Patty (Brent) Kellar, and Blaine Bullied; grandfather, Gerald Bullied; as well as numerous cousins.
She was predeceased by her stepmother, Patsy Olson; nephew, Reed; step-sister, Dienna Daw; grandparents, Ken and Donna Olson; uncle, Dan Olson; grandparents, Nicholas and Lillian Ogier; grandmother, Lorraine Bullied; and uncle, Larry Bullied.
A funeral service will be held Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 at 2 p.m. at the Church of Latter Day Saints in Fort Frances, with a viewing one hour prior to the service.
The pallbearers will be Ken Olson, Robert Olson, Toby Vennechenko, Ryan Brigham, John Hendrickson, and Evan Fisk.
The honourary pallbearers will be all who were close to Holly.
If friends so desire, in memoriam donations may be made to Muscular Dystrophy Canada or the Riverside Health Care Foundation—Front Street Manor c/o Green Funeral Home, P.O. Box 427, Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 3M8.
Online condolences may be offered at www.greenfuneralhomefortfrances.com