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Olivia Eileen Dammann

April 19, 2018

Olivia Eileen Dammann, late of Weyburn, SK, age 92, died on April 19, 2018 in her home at Hilltop Manor.

Olivia was predeceased by her parents Neil and Victoria MacDonald;  her husband Charles; daughter Wendy Dammann; daughter-in-law Darlene Dammann (Hill); granddaughter Alyna Dammann; her siblings: John (infant), Archie, Ken, Gib, Opal, Min, Bertha and Doreen. 

Olivia is survived by her children: Sharlie Dammann-Cherpin (Lawrence Cherpin), Doug Dammann (Noreen), Gerry Dammann (Gayle), Bev Dammann-Hofmeister (Ken), Randy Dammann (Kathy) and Dal Dammann; as well as numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Olivia was born in her family home near Froude, SK on December 21, 1925 and was the 8th of 9 children born to Neil and Victoria MacDonald.  After graduating from Hudmore School, she attended Normal in Regina, SK to receive her teaching certificate.  Following a short teaching career, she married the love of her life, Charles Dammann on December 25, 1945 in Woodley, SK.  Olivia was outgoing, social, had an infectious smile, warm heart and welcomed many into the family home.

Olivia was active with the United Church.  Attended Presbytery as a Church Elder,  serving with the United Church Women in Froude and Weyburn.  She supported the community and helped with various events, including: CGIT program (Christian Girls in Training), Summer Bible School, church choir, as well as various activities in support of her children. Olivia enjoyed gardening, camping, cooking, fishing, target shooting, curling, and sewing.  

A Service of Remembrance for Olivia was held Friday, April 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from Grace United Church, Weyburn, SK with Rev. M. Barnabas officiating. All in attendance were considered honorary pallbearers. Interment followed at Green Acres Memorial Gardens, Weyburn, SK with a luncheon to follow at Upper Grace Hall, Grace United Church.

The Dammann family would like to extend our sincere gratitude to the staff at Hill Top Manor for providing exemplary care. 

For family and friends so wishing, in lieu of flowers, charitable donations in memory of Olivia may be made to Grace United Church, 210 3rd Street NE, Weyburn, SK S4H 0W6.


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