Dianne (nee Tarnowski)

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July 5, 1956 - September 11, 2019
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Service Details

Funeral Mass:
2:00pm - Monday, September 16th, 2019
St. Bruno Roman Catholic Chruch,
700 Kirby Street, Bruno, SK

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Monday, September 16th, 2019
St. Bruno Roman Catholic Cemetery,
Bruno, SK



Dianne was born on July 5, 1956, to Mathew and Frances (nee Sielski) Tarnowski in Humboldt, SK. She first lived in the teacherage at Keller School near Fulda, followed by a move to Prud’homme and in 1960 the family moved to Bruno. Dianne enjoyed academics, athletics and performing arts in school. She graduated from Bruno School in 1974 and moved to Saskatoon to attend Saskatoon Business College. On July 24th, 1976, she married Gary Olchowski, the love of her life. Dianne worked at CIBC while living in Saskatoon. In 1979, they returned to Bruno where she and Gary built their home and their lives together. She and her sister Donna operated The Other Half in Bruno, before starting a career she was passionate about with Sagehill Community Futures. Dianne and Gary loved to travel. Together, they spent many hours gardening and tending to their yard. They also enjoyed bowling and curling. Dianne was an active community member sitting on numerous volunteer boards and was an integral part of many community events. Dianne’s compassionate and generous nature touched many lives. Her family came first and she was always there to support them. Dianne knew the importance of spending time together and making memories. Those closest to her counted on her wisdom and faithful cheering.

Memorial Donations

Canadian Mental Health Association
1301 Avenue P North,
S7L 2W9
Bruno First Responders
Town of Bruno
P.O. Box 370
Bruno, SK S0K 0S0

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