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Glena Olcen

Glena Doreen Olcen (Thompson)

Monday, November 18th, 1935 - Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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Glena Doreen (Thompson) Olcen, formerly of McGillivary Township, passed away at Chartwell Long Term Care in Parkhill, on Tuesday, Sept 10, 2019.

Glena married Norm Tripp and together they raised their family of Gary, Velda (2018) (Tony), Daryl (Dianne), Leanna (Alan), Collin (Angie), Kevin (Liza). Glena later married Ross Horner and lived in Shipka before his passing. Glena found love again in her husband Patrick who among other interests, she shared a love of travel.

Glena leaves a legacy in her 13 Grandchildren and 6 Great Grandchildren. An extended family to love and take enormous pride in. Glena will be missed by her siblings Tom (Barb) and Lorna (Warren) and is predeceased by her parents, brother Bill, daughter Velda, and grandson Tim.

Glena was a teacher in Mount Carmel, Exeter and Zurich for many years, accomplishing much in adversity, including attaining her BA through night courses. Along the way, Glena became a member of the Quilter’s Guild, Glena was a woman of many talents. Not being one to sit at the sewing machine for long, Glena also played baseball and traveled the world while keeping strong in her faith.

The family would like to offer a special thank you for the exceptional care and compassion given during Glena's time at Chartwell in Parkhill.

Family and friends are welcomed to a Celebration of Glena's Life on Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 1pm-4pm at the Dashwood Community Centre, 158 Centre Street in Dashwood.

Donations appreciated to Chartwell/Chateau Gardens or the Canadian Cancer Society in Glena's name. A private family interment service will take place at the Parkhill Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to M.Box & Son Funeral Home. Please leave a memory or condolence online at
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  • Celebration of Life

    Saturday, September 21st, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Saturday, September 21st, 2019 1:00pm
    Dashwood Community Centre
    158 Centre Street
    Dashwood, Ontario
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    Family and friends are welcomed to a Celebration of Glena's Life on Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 1pm-4pm at the Dashwood Community Centre, 158 centre Street in Dashwood.
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    Parkhill Cemetery
    33095 Grand Bend Rd.
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Brenda van Vugt

Posted at 03:14pm
I am so sorry to here of Glena’s passing. I knew her when she was married to my cousin, Ross Horner. She was a lovely, compassionate person who did everything she could to take care of Ross during his difficult struggle with ALS. My husband, Harry and I spent some fun times with her.
We send our deepest sympathies to her husband, Pat and family.
Sincerely, Brenda van Vugt

Al Otton

Posted at 06:22pm
Pat: I am so sorry to hear of Glena's passing. She was a wonderful woman. I remember her speaking to our PROBUS group and sharing good times as a table partner at our seasonal gatherings. My personal experience gives me empathy for your situation.

Sincere condolences to you and all of Glena's family

Al Otton, Grand Bend PROBUS


Posted at 10:01am
We only met Glena a few times but she certainly was a fine lady. We will miss her.

Ml. JJones -family friend

Angela and Michael Boyle

Posted at 09:40am
Glena was a beautiful lady inside and out! We shared many day trips and longer getaways with Pat and Glena. Always an enjoyable time! Angela and Michael


Posted at 10:08am
Pat Gary Leanna Colin Kevin and Families
So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing.We are thinking of all of you at this sad time.
Sincerely Yours Mark&Judy

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