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VESTERINEN , Olavi passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the age of 83. He is survived by his loving wife Liisa; four sons: Kari (Linda) of Vancouver, John (Teresa) of Kelowna, Jari (Dorina) of Edmonton, Jim (Jacquie) of Vancouver; four grandchildren: Kai, Duncan, Erik, Lisa (Tyler); as well as numerous family in Finland. Olavi spent his working career in construction building anything from sky scrapers to beautiful homes in British Columbia. Olavi was an avid outdoorsman that loved spending time with his family hunting and fishing on weekends. He also loved music and was an accomplished accordion player. Olavi will be deeply missed by all. A private celebration of Olavi’s life will be held over Easter weekend. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of BC, Suite 307 – 1664 Richter Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 8N3. If you wish to send a condolence, post photos or share a memory, please scroll down the page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”

A private celebration of life will be held Easter weekend

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In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimers Society of BC
Alzheimer Society of BC, Suite 307 – 1664 Richter Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 8N3 Link: www.alzheimer.ca/en/bc


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The service for VESTERINEN, Olavi is scheduled for A private celebration of life will be held Easter weekend. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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  • Colleen Green says:

    Sorry to hear of Olavi’s passing. He was a wonderful resident at Brandt’s Creek. Olavi was a pleasure to be around, as where his family members.
    “Rest In Peace,” Olavi. You will be missed!

  • Louie and Edie Marchesin and Family says:

    Our condolences to all the Vesterinen family. May Oli’s memories bring you comfort.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Louie, Edie and Marchesin family (Dorina’s brother).

  • Heidi, Kevin & Family says:

    Our deepest condolences to you all. We have such wonderful memories of Uncle Ollie and we will cherish those memories forever. Peace be with you Uncle Ollie until we meet again.

  • Jorma Kivilahti says:

    Olavi was a tremendous person, hard working, faithful, honest, and just a pleasure to be with… will miss him.

  • Laura Haikonen says:

    Osanottomme Vesterisen perheelle, emme unohda Ollia koskaan. Meillä oli monta ihanaa yhteistä hetkeä yhdessä sinun ja perheesi kanssa. Olemme ylpeitä, että olemme saaneet tuntea sinnut Olli.
    Rakkaudella Laura Pekka ja Joni

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