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Kathleen Olafson (orlecki) (DOCHUK)

June 14, 1937 - February 1, 2014


It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Baba Kathy Olafson on February 1, 2014, at the age of 76 years.  She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter, Joanne (Dwayne) Ternovoy; sons, George (Sue) Orlecki & Glenn (Shelley) Orlecki; 4 grandchildren, Keynon & Michael (Chelsea) Ternovoy, & Tyler & Kelsey Orlecki; 3 brothers & 2 sisters, Orest Dochuk, Ed Dochuk, Daniel (Elaine) Dochuk, Josephine Krawchuk & Virginia Chappell; sister-in-law, Martha Dochuk.  Also, numerous nieces, nephews, friends & her church family.  Kathy was predeceased by her first husband, Joseph Orlecki; second husband, Lou Olafson; her parents, Domka & Theodore Dochuk; 2 brothers, Johnny & George Dochuk; sister-in-law, Sonia Dochuk;  2 brothers-in-law, Steve Krawchuk & Brian Chappell.  A Prayer Service will be held on Thursday, February 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Church, St. Paul.  Divine Liturgy & Funeral Service will be held on Friday, February 7 at 10:00 a.m. at the All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Church, St. Paul.  Reverend Father Peter Haugen will be officiating with interment in St. Elias Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery, Luzan.  If desired, donations may be made to St. Elias Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Luzan c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.  
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From: Gina Plaska
Relation: Friend

Joanne, Dwayne, Keynon, and Michael….Your Mom and Baba was loved by so many people, and so your loss is shared by so many…Her smile will be missed…My deepest sympathy…Vichnaya Pam’yat

From: Carole Myshaniuk
Relation: acquaintence

Joanne, Dwayne, Keenan & Michael: Our deepest condolences to you all. Kathy was a wonderful person and will be missed by everyone that knew her. May all your wonderful memories keep her forever near you and may God’s love guide you through this difficult time and forever.
Carole, Derek, Jamie & family

From: Gladys and Paul Boisvert
Relation: friends

Joanne, Dwayne and all of Kathleen’s family, we wish to extend our most sincere condolences. Your Mom was a very special person in so many ways. We will have the memory of her warm smile to help us as we share your grief. May knowing that you are in our thoughts and prayers help you as you mourn her passing.

From: Erica and Gerald Zacharuk
Relation: Friend

I will always remember Kathy for her sense of humor, good advice, and straight-forward way of approaching life. She was such a wonderful person.
Sending love to the whole family. She is a part of every one of you and will live eternal in your memories.

From: Ed & Millie Chibri
Relation: Friends

Our deepest sympathy to all the family. It has been such a pleasure to have known and worked with Kathy. Will always remember Ukranian
Christmas Eve’s at Kathy & Joe’s family in 1970 plus all the skidooing on the farm.
Our love to all of you.
Ed & Millie Chibri

From: Gordon & Brenda Kissel and family
Relation: Friends of the Ternovoys

Our sincerest sympathies as you all deal with the untimely passing of Mom and Baba. Special condolences to “Mr. & Mrs. Ternovoy” from Brett, and to Keynon from Jamison.

From: Ron & Irene Wengzynowski
Relation: Friends of Ternovoys

We are sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. Sincere condolences.

From: Randy Glockzin
Relation: Friend

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. Remembering Mrs. Orlecki to be a great mother who always put her kids first in her life. She will be missed by all who knew her.

From: Emilia Yaremko
Relation: Acquaintence

Joanne, Dwayne and family. My condolences to you on the loss of your mom and Baba. Her untimely passing is an immense loss not only to your immediate family but to the church community. Her positive and pleasant attitude was a blessing to everyone who knew her. Thoughts and prayers are with you. Eternal memories!

From: Rita and Floyd Kunnas
Relation: Friends

Dear Joanne,Dwayne, and Kathy’s family;
Please accept our sincery sympathy for the tragic passing of your Mom. She always had a smile and a spring in her step as she volunteered her time at the Cultural Center. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.
Rita and Floyd Kunnas

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
February 7, 2014
Beginning at 10:00am

All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Church

St. Paul, AB Canada

St. Paul, AB Canada


Date & Time:
February 6, 2014
Beginning at 7:30pm

All Saitns Ukrainian Orthodox Church

St. Paul, AB Canada

St. Paul, AB Canada

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