Winnifred Olsen

May 11, 1930October 14, 2018

Winnifred (Win/Winnie) Olsen, 88, passed away on Sunday October 14th, 2018 from complications following surgery for a hip fracture.

Win was born in Port Moody, British Columbia on May 11th 1930. After high school she fell in love with a navy veteran from Lake Campbell, Washington. Together they settled in Spokane and Win was proud to have received her US citizenship in 1953. They owned and operated the Two Swabbies department store, formerly located on Sprague Blvd, for over 45 years. Win loved to garden and grew many beautiful flowers. Pink geraniums were one of her favorites.

Her loving husband, Ray, and their two children preceded her in death. She will be rejoined together with them at the Pines Cemetery with a service to be held at a later date.

Survivors include her four grandchildren and great grandchildren in Washington and Montana. Her brother Robert, the youngest of her seven siblings, and many nieces and nephews in Canada.


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Winnifred Olsen

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