Wally passed away suddenly on September 15th, 2021, at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital at the age of 76 with his family by his side. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Maureen; daughters, Leoralea (Kerry) Aquino and Darla (Dean) McGregor; grandchildren, Riley Aquino, Brianna Aquino, Taylor (Stephanie) Olenic, Brooklyn McGregor and Zachary McGregor; great-grandchildren, Westyn Olenic, Parker Olenic and Leyton Olenic; brother, Stan (Mona) Olenic; brothers-in-law, Ken (Marge) McCabe and Gerald (Cheryl) Sveinbjornson; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Wally was predeceased by his son, Chris Olenic; parents, mother and step father, Hedi (John) Lewgood; father and mother-in-law, Arthur (Viola) McCabe.
Wally was born in Dusseldorf, Germany and came to Canada at the age of 12. He was a very hard-working man and in his spare time he enjoyed fishing, hunting and collecting coins. Wally loved his family and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
A funeral service will be held at Victory Lutheran Church on Friday, October 1st @ 1:00pm with Pastor Jim Bredeson officiating. Condolences may be made at www.gracememorial.com. In lieu of flowers, please send all donations to the Kidney Foundation.
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