After living a long, productive and fulfilling life, Olive passed peacefully in her sleep on Saturday morning. She was proud to be a native-born Victorian, the 5th child of prominent local farmers, Jim and Lily Turner. Predeceased by her husband Doug in 1982, son-in-law Ian Christison in 2018 and each of her 8 siblings, Anne, Murray (Joan), Rosamond Watson, Kathleen (Bob Ireland), Jim, Bill (Donna), Rod (Juanita) and Helene (Doug Dye); Olive leaves 7 children: Jim (Nora), Jeannie, Peggie, Lorna (Ken Lundeen), Sandy, Helen (Sandy Christison) and Catriona along with 12 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. She also leaves 24 nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held in the main hall of the Saanich Fair Grounds at 2:00 pm, Sunday, April 7th, 2019.
Flowers gratefully declined. If you wish, donations in Olive’s memory may be made to the Saanich Pioneer Society or the Saanich Peninsula Hospital Society.
Condolences may be offered to the family below.
Doreen SpoorApril 9, 2019 Art and Norah HarfmanApril 9, 2019 Shirley ButlerApril 7, 2019 Irene ElwellApril 6, 2019 Allan and Beth (Squance) HaythorneApril 6, 2019 Dorothy McHattieApril 5, 2019 Wendy (Beaumont) BertrandApril 4, 2019 Wendy and Rick MaggioraApril 3, 2019 Janet (Harris) IrvingApril 3, 2019 Jack LuskApril 3, 2019 Jacquie Tarasoff (nee Myers)April 3, 2019 Gillian Harper (nee Hickman)April 3, 2019 John & Ingie FletcherApril 3, 2019