Olive Wanless

Olive Mary Wanless (Weedmark)

Wednesday, February 2nd, 1927 - Wednesday, September 9th, 2020
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With family by her side, Olive Mary Wanless (nee Weedmark) of Wawanesa MB passed away at the Wawanesa Personal Care Home on Wednesday September 9, 2020 at the age of 93 years.

Olive was born February 2, 1927, the fourth child to a family of eight of Alton & Eva Weedmark. She married Gregor Maxwell "Mac" Wanless on July 23, 1947 and raised one child Greg. Mac & Olive farmed in the Belmont area for a number of years & also operated the "Belmont Transfer", later taken on by their son Greg.
In 1974, they moved to Wawanesa. After Mac passed away in 1982, Olive remained in Wawanesa and later on resided at the Wawanesa Personal Care Home until her passing.

Olive loved to go to church and coffee in the morning with her friends. She enjoyed bingo and the odd trip to the casino. She loved her family & cherished her community & her many friends.

Olive leaves to mourn her passing her son Greg Wanless of Brandon, MB, granddaughters Tracey (Danny) Kozak of Wawanesa, MB, & Loretta Wanless of Wawanesa, MB; four great grandchildren Brooke (Joe), Skylar, MacKenzie (Derrek) and Grayson and by two great great grandchildren Emery & Ryker.
She is also survived by her brother Wes Weedmark of Belmont, MB, sister Helen (Bernie) Yaworski of Regina, SK, as well as numerous extended relatives & friends.

Olive was predeceased by her husband Mac (1982), mother Eva Weedmark (nee Porter) (1952) & father Alton Weedmark (1968), sisters Clara Weedmark, Nettie Weedmark & twin Neta (Jim) Gordon, Florence (Lewis) McLean & Myrtle Weedmark.

A Private Family Graveside Service will be held on Saturday September 12, 2020 at the Hillside Cemetery with friend Dianne Hill to reflect on Olive's life. Friends that so desire, memorial donations can be made in Olive's memory to the Souris River Recreation Commission. c/o R.M. of Oakland Wawanesa, Box 28, Wawanesa MB R0K 2G0.

The service will be available to view online at later in the day.
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    Saturday, September 12th, 2020 |
    Saturday, September 12th, 2020
    Hillside Cemetery
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    A Private Family Graveside Service will be held at the Hillside Cemetery.
  • Interment

    Hillside Cemetery
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Ab and Elaine Nairn

Posted at 12:32pm
Sincere sympathy, Greg. Your Mom was a lovely person!

Keith & Lynne Elder

Posted at 11:38am
Wish to extend our sympathy to the family for their loss.
Keith and Lynne Elder


Phil Gullett

Posted at 06:14pm
Greg, Tracy and family and Loretta and family, my sincerest condolences, Olive was a special lady to so many, she will be dearly missed. Take comfort from all your special memories.

Teri Dousselaere

Posted at 01:26pm
I lived in Wawanesa after graduating high school and Olive, my great aunt, often had me over for meals and to play cards. She was a welcome piece of home in my life when a lot of my family was in a different town. I had the privelege of being able to visit with her in May of 2017 and think about her often. I remember her gentle caring and her easy laughter and I will miss her.
Teri Dousselaere

Deidre Wanless

Posted at 12:50pm
What a great loss to the world. Great lady,she will be missed by so many.
Deidre Wanless

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