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Norman Osland

February 24, 1947 - May 21, 2017

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Norm was born in Oliver and except for a brief time lived his life here. In the seventies he was instrumental in bringing the Tennis Club to life. There was no junior soccer in the South Okanagan until our son had an avid interest in it, so Norm organized the sport which started with a few kids and now has evolved to what it is today. He ran Elm Tree Sports for five years with the Terry Fox Run being one of the many events he brought to Oliver as well as professional wrestling. He then became very active at Fairview Mountain Golf Course.

Norm was well known as a surveyor and draftsman, doing many of the subdivisions in the area. He was thrown into a battle with Alzheimers with no weapons and no hope as he began the slow decline to hell. The disease takes everything of value from you and leaves you in confusing despair where no one can comfort you. Get yourselves familiar with the Right to Die legislation. Do not fear death but the manner of dying.

Norm leaves behind Trish, his wife of 46 years; son Michael (Christine); grandsons Braelin and Colton as well as many friends and relatives.

A special thanks to all the people at Fairview Mountain Golf, that extended his love and passion for the game of golf, till no longer possible. Your patience was much appreciated. Also to the Angels of compassion and care at Village by the Station in Penticton, handing the personal care of your spouse to strangers is unbearable, but you made it bearable.

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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Janice Goodman
Relation: Through horses, with Trish.

Trish I hope that you can finally find the peace that you deserve, now that Norm has found his at last.

From: Edwin M. Hopkins
Relation: We grew up together as orchard neighbours

My condolences to his family and friends. Norman was my neighbour just a few orchards to our south when my brother and I were growing up. I remember him well.

From: Carolyn Tipler
Relation: Friend

Our sincere condolences Trish and Michael. We will never forget Norm’s wit and humour, really glad to have known him and may good memories ease the loss. Carolyn and Francois

From: blaine nunweiler
Relation: shirttail relative

Trish and family, So very sorry to hear about Nom,but now he is free.

From: John and Darlene Chapman
Relation: Friends

Norm was a part of our lives for so many years and we have so many good memories and stories. I still think of his dry sense of humour even through our last few visits. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. John and Darlene

From: Kathy Sabyan
Relation: Family friend

Our Condolences Trish and family, he is finally at rest. Roger and Norm are playing golf at the best course in heaven now.

From: ernie race
Relation: friend

So sorry for your loss TRISH , i met Norm in the early eighties at Fairview mountain and he was always a nice guy, to us old duffers,he sure fought a hard battle

From: Diane Karpinsky
Relation: Friend

We knew Norm from the Elm Tree Sports Club. He had a great sense of humor. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May GOD bless you and your family.

From: Marilyn Marsel
Relation: friend

My thoughts are with you Trish

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