Olive Mackenzie

Olive Mackenzie

The family of Olive Martha Mackenzie invites you to a Celebration of Life at the Miocene Hall on May 17, 2015 at 2:00pm.

Olive Martha Mackenzie was born May 26, 1915 in Devon, England and passed away peacefully January 25, 2015.

She sailed away from England at age six weeks with her parents William and Ivy Lock and Aunt Olive, arriving in the Cariboo in September 1915. Olive went to school at 150 Mile House and in Williams Lake.

She and William (Bill) Mackenzie were married in 1937. They lived and ranched in the 150 Mile/Rose Lake area where their five children were born and raised. Olive and Bill retired in 1971 to a busy life of family, friends, fishing, gardening and community work. Bill passed away in 2003.

Olive and Bill are survived by their children; Myrtle Anderson, Gordon and (Linda) Mackenzie, Shirley and (Merv) Furlong, Ken and (Brenda) Mackenzie, Cathy and (Tom) Hill, and cherished grandchildren, great grandchildren, great, great grandchildren and one great, great, great grandchild.

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