Eric Olsen passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the age of 71 years. He will be lovingly remembered and forever cherished by his wife of 45 years Cheryl; daughters Stephanie (Ken) Clack, Tracey (Kevin) Thompson, Erin (Jamie) Johnson and Meagan (Daniel) Lee; grandchildren Marlee, Josh, Jeff, Alyssa, Ethan, Avery, Brady, Rebecca, Andy, Taeya and Gracie; and many more family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Ned & June Olsen and infant brother Marvyn. Eric was born and raised in Cardston, AB and moved to Calgary as a young adult. There he met and married the love of his life Cheryl Coad and they were blessed with four daughters. His farm upbringing laid the foundation for a love of work. In his career he gave his all and succeeded in his undertakings. Eric served faithfully in his many callings in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He truly loved to serve and loved those whom he served. His testimony of Jesus Christ showed in everything he did. His greatest treasure is his family, his girls occupied every thought. We know Eric was lovingly welcomed home by loved ones who passed before and will be missed by his brothers, sisters and extended family. He lived quietly, left quietly and loved deeply. A Funeral Service will be held for Eric at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – West Stake Center (6560 Silver Springs Crescent NW, Calgary) on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 11:00 am with visitation at 9:30 am. Interment will follow at Okotoks Cemetery.
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