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In Loving Memory Of

Carl Oilund


Carl Gudmund Johan Oilund passed away on Thursday, September 27, 2018, at the Strathcona Care Centre in Sherwood Park, AB, at the age of 89 years.

Carl was involved in several businesses in his working career including construction, sawmill and forestry operations. He was a jack of all trades and master of all! He could operate all makes of heavy equipment with ease.

He loved playing his accordion. He was admired for his talent whether playing solo or with other wonderful musicians.

He was an avid downhill skier and ski instructor, a smooth dancer and a proficient woodworker. 

Carl was well respected in the communities he lived in and was a faithful Christian. He had an infectious smile and a kind, happy demeanor. Carl was loved by everyone! Most of all, his family meant the world to him. He will be greatly missed.

Carl will be sadly missed by his children: Lee Oilund, Brent (Cindy) Oilund, and Dalyce (Patrick) Mandryk; grandchildren: Mark Oilund, Shaun (Kelsey) Oilund, Justin Oilund (Melissa Horner), Kirsten Oilund (Christopher Kuusselka), David Oilund (Brittany Wiszniak), Josh Mandryk, Ryan (Jazmyn) Mandryk, and Tara (Tyler) Guichon; great-grandchildren: Emmett and Elliott Oilund; extended family: Shelley Holte (Shelley Wiedman), Lynn and Ron Dale, Oakley (Mark) Pysyk, and Brodie Dale; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins and many, many friends.

He was predeceased by his parents Andreas and Gurine Oilund; wife of 32 years Sonja Oilund; brother Jens; sisters: Olive, Mary, Gudrun, and Gunvor; and his second wife of 32 years Edna Holte.

A Viewing will be held Friday, October 5, 2018, at 7:00pm, at Oliver’s Funeral Home in Grande Prairie (10005 107 Ave.).

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2018, at 11:00am at Trinity Lutheran Church in Grande Prairie (9929 105 Ave.).

Memorial donations may be made to Capital Care Foundation (Strathcona Alzheimer Care Centre)

(12 Brower Drive, Sherwood Park, AB, T8H 1V3), or to a charity of one’s choice.


In Loving Memory of

Carl Oilund


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Friday, October 5, 2018
7:00 PM
Oliver's Funeral Home
10005 - 107 Ave
Grande Prairie
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Funeral Service Details

Celebration of Life
Saturday, October 6, 2018
11:00 AM
Trinity Lutheran Church - Grande Prairie
9929 105 Ave.
Grande Prairie, Alberta
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Grande Prairie Cemetery
Saturday, October 6, 2018
2:30 PM
84th Ave. and 112th St.
Grande Prairie, AB
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