Lorraine Wolsey Tribute Fund
Lorraine Kimiko Wolsey (nee Ohashi), beloved wife of Ian Wolsey of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, September 14, 2014 at the age of 58 years.
The Funeral Service will be held at the Buddhist Temple of Southern Alberta, 470 - 40 Street South, Lethbridge on Friday, September 19, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. with Reverend Yasuo Izumi officiating. A private burial service will be held at the Taber Memorial Garden.
Lorraine will be forever missed by her husband of thirty four years, Ian and their children, son Brian (Brittney) Wolsey of Lethbridge and daughter Kendra Wolsey of Calgary. Lorraine’s ray of sunshine through her courageous battle was her grandson Brady Wolsey. She will also be remembered by her mother Alice Ohashi of Taber; siblings Joy (Mike) Regan of Edmonton, Carole (Blake) Tomiyama of Calgary, Maureen (Greg) Nakamura of Taber, Ron Ohashi of Taber and Sharon Ohashi of Calgary as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and close friends.
She was predeceased by her father Hiroshi “Joe” Ohashi, father-in-law Kenneth Wolsey and mother-in-law Doreen Wolsey.
Lorraine was born August 9, 1956 in Taber to Joe and Alice Ohashi. She began her teaching career at the age of twenty and most recently taught at G.S. Lakie Middle School. She was passionate about educating and her one of a kind personality touched the hearts of many children and her many colleagues, during her thirty seven years of teaching.
Lorraine was an avid curler, all-star shopper, but most of all she loved spending time with her family.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Lorraine’s name may be made directly to the Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation, Jack Ady Cancer Centre, 960 - 19 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1W5.
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