Ellis Lorne

Ellis Lorne "Buddy" Olafson

1928 - 2009 

img935.jpgOn Sunday July 12, 2009 at Boundary Trails Health Centre, Lorne Olafson aged 80 years of Morden, MB formerly of the 1-6 district passed away peacefully. 

Lorne was born in 1928 and received his education in the Icelandic farming community of 1-6. He lived on the family farm until age70 when he moved to the Tabor Apartments in Morden. He was a country boy at heart; loving the land that provided the wide open spaces, peace and tranquility which was so much a part of his life. 

He is survived by his two sisters, Doreen and Bill Webber of Morden and Evelyne and Roy Holenski of Winnipeg as well as nephews, Jim and Judy Webber and their children, Jonathan (Nicole), Jason (Brenda) and grandnephews and nieces, Haylie, Mason, Taylor, Allan (Sue) and his children, Candace, Tyler and Brodie. 

He was predeceased by his parents, Haldor Benedict in 1983and Kristbjorg Helgeson in 1968. 

Memorial service was held on Thursday, July 16, 2009 at 11:00 am at Wiebe Funeral Chapel in Morden with ash interment at the 1-6 Icelandic Cemetery. 

Many thanks to Dr. Bob and the nurses at Boundary Trails Health Centre for their care and compassion. 

If friends so desire, donations may be made in Buddy’s memory to either the 1-6 Community Hall or to the Pembina Parish (United Church). 

Wiebe Funeral Chapel, Morden in care of arrangements.


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