Olive Tiedema

29-Mar-1928 - 13-Apr-2018

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TIEDEMA, Olive, (nee Bousquet), (Skura)
Peacefully on Friday April 13, 2018 at Guildwood Extendicare at the age of 90. Sadly missed by her children Sharon (Robert), Denise (Ed), Eric (Sue), Greg (Pat), Steven (Virginia), and Len. Loving remembered by her many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Dear sister of Annette. Mum was a fighter from the start, born at home in St. Boniface weighing 2 lbs 2 oz. to become a Senator of the Metis Nation of Ontario. Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Extendicare who looked after our mother with love. Mum, our lives will never be the same without you. A celebration of her Life will take place on May 6th, 2018 from 2 - 4 p.m. at 20 Guildwood Parkway, Scarborough. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated. 

Olive Tiedema
Posted by Michael Skura | 11-Dec-2019

Grandma, you make me so proud. The more I learn, I realize we are alike in so many ways. Your influence on my life has been nothing short of profound and incredible. I am honoured to say that I am your grandson, and I will remember all the stories and lessons you taught me. You are my inspiration and strength. Love always, - Mike

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Olive Tiedema
Posted by George Lepine | 16-Aug-2018

I recall the many times we laughed while we shared our experiences currently as well as both of us growing up in Manitoba. She was always full of energy and continued to provide a great vision forward for the various indigenous organizations she assisted. Her indigenous knowledge and traditions will continue to foster future generations. Me-do-gwa (see you again) Olivine...

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