At her residence, on Thursday, March 2, 2017, Ruth Olson of RR 5, Wingham passed away. She was 70 years old. The former Ruth Coultes, dear wife of Neil Olson, was the loving mother of Joanne Olson and Brian Heard of Waterloo, Jeff Olson and Mickey Howes of Belgrave and Mark and Nicole Olson of Wingham. Ruth was the grandmother of Jordan Heard, Lyla Olson and Claira Olson, and the sister of Jim and Sheryl Coultes of Edmonton, Alberta, Ken and Linda Coultes of Elmira, Doug Coultes of Ripley and Doris Coultes of Milverton. She was predeceased by her parents Norman and Mary E. (Dow) Coultes and her brother Grant in 2004.
Visitation was held at McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham on Sunday, March 5 and the funeral service was held at McBurney Funeral Home Ltd. on Monday, March 6 at 1 p.m. with Brian Hymers officiating.
Interment will take place in the spring at Brandon Cemetery, Belgrave.
Memorial donations to Belgrave Arena Board, Wingham & District Hospital Foundation or a charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.