HJORT-OLSEN, Jorgen “John”
July 27, 1923 ~ Dec. 28, 2009
John died suddenly surrounded by his loving family. He leaves to mourn his wife of 54 years Isabella, son John (Leslie), daughter Karen, grandchildren Layna (David), Chris (Stephanie), Katie and great grandchild Andrew. Also, cousins Les (Norma) and Erling (Arlene) Olsen, Airdrie, Alberta, sisters-in- law Ann Keeler, Helen Keetley & family, Adeline (Walt) Roeleder, Joyce Keeler.
John was born in Maribo, Denmark immigrating to Canada in 1949, eventually settling in B.C. With a love for travel and golf, John and Belle spent 24 retirement years exploring the world together. A kind and gentle man, his family was his pride and joy.
Private Family Funeral. A celebration of John’s life was held at his son John and Leslie’s home, Saturday, January 2, 2010. In lieu of flowers, donations to Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation, 11666 Laity Street, Maple Ridge, B.C. V2X 5A3, gratefully appreciated.
A Life Well Lived
Condolences may be sent to www.mapleridgefuneral.ca