Arnie was born on June 10, 1947, in Swift Current, Saskatchewan to Mary and Cornelius Olfert alongside brothers Ron and Lester; and sister Shirley.
He's survived by his wife, Sylvia; and children Jenny, Tracey, and Dwayne; as well as grandchildren Savanah, Dustin, Branton, Aiden, and Grace.
Arnie passed away on January 6, 2022, after a long battle with cancer.
The family asks that if you'd like to pay tribute to do so by donating to AML (acute myeloid leukemia) research.
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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada
2 Lansing Square, Suite 601, Toronto ON M2J 4P8