ROGI, Olga Victoria

January 1, 1925 – May 10, 2015

Olga Victoria Rogi passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, May 10th, 2015, in Calgary, Alberta at the age of 90 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She will be greatly missed by her family and her many friends.

Olga was born in Cobadin, Romania on January 1st, 1925 to Fredrich and Else Wilhelm. She was predeceased by her husband and soul mate York Rogi, her parents, and sister Antonia. She is survived by her brother Albert Wilhelm of Germany and sister Hannelore Reken of Oregon, USA.

During Olga and York’s 48 years of marriage they raised 5 boys and provided a loving and caring home for them and their spouses, eight grandchildren, and great granddaughter: York (Carla); Fred (Allison – Wyatt and BJ); Michael (Karen – Nicole and Justin); Peter (Catherine – Nathanael and Jessica); Richard (Laura – Chelsea and Garrett – Autumn).

Olga resided and was active in the community of Forest Lawn and a long term congregation member at Emmanual Lutheran Church. She was also a proud life-time member at the Austrian-Canadian Cultural Society where she was a member of the choir and made many lifelong friends.

A visitation will be held at Pierson’s Funeral Service (4121 – 17 Avenue S.E., Calgary) on Thursday, May 14, 2015 from 7:00 – 8:00 P.M.

Funeral Services will be held at Emmanuel Community Church (3003 – 28th Street S.E., Calgary) on Friday, May 15, 2015 at 12:00 noon, with a Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, a charitable donation in Olga’s memory may be made to Emmanuel Community Church (3003 – 28 Street S.E., Calgary, AB T2B 2Z3 )
or to the charity of your choice.

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  1. On 13/05/2015 at 8:36 pm Marianne Said:

    To my most amazing Aunt in the whole world. I am going to miss you! You will always be in my heart and very much loved! I will forever remember you for all the wonderful memories that you brought into my life! Thank you, for being My Tante Oly! Marianne

  2. On 16/05/2015 at 5:44 am Helga Said:

    You can shed tears, because she has gone. You can smile, because she has lived.You can close your eyes and dream of her. You can open your eyes and see what she has meant to us.
    We will always keep her in loving Memory! Albert u. Irene, Helga u. Dieter mit Marc und Maren, Horst u. Timea

  3. On 20/05/2015 at 10:42 am David Pilz Said:

    My most sincere condolences to the family. She was a wonderful person, so kind, so sweet and will be truly missed. My father Wilfried and mother Gloria loved them, and cherished their friendship deeply.