Olivia Mackay
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Olivia Mary Mackay

1999 - 2017

Olivia Mary Mackay, a student who was about to enter her senior year at Indian Trail Academy High School this fall, passed away unexpectedly on July 24, 2017. She was 17 years old.

Olivia was born on Sept. 3, 1999, at Kenosha Memorial hospital to her parents Kelly Dean Mackay and Colleen Renee Morowski.

As a child, Olivia enjoyed spending time at home with her brothers and her cousins, even though she announced at age 10 that she was planning to move out and travel the world. As an elementary school student, her expressed love of cherry pie earned her Bristol Elementarys "Pie In The Sky" award. In middle school, she worked her way into several school plays and enjoyed attending theater productions in Chicago. She was always a shy person with no particular desire to fit in. She was unafraid to be the person she wanted to be, and those who were close to her knew her to be a very funny person who loved to plan small gatherings and activities for her friends. She loved to dance, and enjoyed playing the ocarina.

As Olivia grew into a young adult, her curiosity, strong work ethic and independent spirit often landed her on the honor roll and led her to develop many interests. She was a particularly inventive and talented visual artist who was comfortable working in a wide variety of mediums. She was very interested in video production and would write detailed scripts for videos that she would post online to YouTube. She loved to read manga and was an enthusiastic fan of anime and K-Pop.

Olivia taught herself to speak and write basic Chinese while sharpening her skills in advanced Chinese language classes at her high school. In 2016, Olivia visited China and was planning a return trip as soon as she was able to afford it. Olivia could also speak Spanish quite well.

Olivia held two jobs at both McDonalds and Taco Bell. Her co-workers held her in high regard, describing her as hard-working and something of a perfectionist. Due to her interest in their respective programs for studies abroad, Olivia was hoping to attend either Carthage College or Loyola University in Chicago after graduation.

Olivia is survived by her parents; her step father, Michael Robert Morowski; and her brothers, Vincent Calob Mackay, Patrick Kelly Mackay, Spencer Quinn Morowski, and Thomas Michael Morowski.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Journey Church in Kenosha. Burial will follow at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers memorials to the family would be appreciated to be used for a scholarship program in her memory.



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Olivia's body may have left this Earth, but her spirit is still among us! Her beautiful zest for life and love of travel is now helping other youth to meet their dreams. May God continue to comfort Olivia's family and friends as she floats freely above us.
Cheryl Kasdorf
Friend
July 24, 2019
Rip angel. May you have the comfort of gods arms around you. Rip sweet angel.
Brooke Turner
July 9, 2019
To the Mackay family and friends, we send our deepest sympathy. We're so sorry this happened to Olivia. May God bless her soul and make Olivia an angel. May she have peace and be welcomed with open arms to God's beautiful kingdom.
Don and Lissa Glade
August 9, 2017
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
PAMELA BRANTLEY
August 2, 2017
We are only visiting here, with the hopes that our light shines...and I know yours did! Ten thousand and one hugs!
Tracy Freitag
August 2, 2017
I was so heartbroken to hear about this. Such a devastating thing to have happened. My sincerest condolences to the family and friends of this beautiful young woman.
C. O.
August 2, 2017
It's so tragic to lose such a generous and compassionate young lady. On behalf of myself and those that she has touched from Chalons-en-Champagne France particularly Claire Bayard, please accept our most sincere sympathies.
Jeff Laurent
August 1, 2017
Kelly, My condolences to you and your family. I pray you and your family find comfort & peace.
Dean Felton
August 1, 2017
Mike,
My heartfelt sympathy goes out to you and my thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
Julie Villa
August 1, 2017
Our condolences to you and your Family Kelly. Your in our thoughts and prayers.
Denise and James Brandt
July 31, 2017
We are deeply sadden by the unexpected lost of your daughter, Olivia. May you find comfort knowing that she is at peace with her creator. Always celebrate her life as she would want you to.
Ron Morowski
Family
July 31, 2017
Dear family of Olivia, I am sickened by her death! I am a frequent customer at Taco Bell Olivia and always enjoyed conversing with her while waiting for my order. The world is a sadder place with this angel taken too soon! My thoughts and prayers to all of her family.
Mary loVetro
July 31, 2017
Our deepest sympathies for the tragic loss of your beautiful Olivia. Our prayers are with all of you.
Kathleen Roemer
July 31, 2017
Kelly,
I just met you at Don & Laurie's this spring. My heart breaks for you everyday!!!! I have 3 children of my own I can only imagine what you are going thru. I pray for you and your family everyday for comfort & peace.
Big hugs being sent your way.
Wendy Smith
Wendy Smith
July 31, 2017
My deepest condolences to your family.
Scott Blanchard
July 31, 2017
So sorry to hear of your loss my prayers to you and your family
Diane Nikolschuetz
July 31, 2017
i went to school with olivia and she was one of the best person i knew. she helped me through so much. she was the first person i met at bristol other than Jenna. she was an amazing person and will be loved and missed dearly. ❤❤❤
Andrea Swart
July 30, 2017
I had the amazing opportunity to be one of the IT staff members to travel with Olivia to China. It was a pleasure to get to know this amazingly gifted and talented young lady. She was so sweet and made me laugh on more than one occasion. She will be missed by the IT community. My deepest sympathies to your family.
Shanthi Henriksen
July 30, 2017
Our sincere and heartfelt sympathy is with all of Olivia's family. Please know that we are all here for you and praying for you. Hugs & Love, Cheryl, Jack, Justin & Michelle Kasdorf
Cheryl Kasdorf
July 30, 2017
Please accept our deepest sympathy in the tragic passing of your Beautiful Daughter Olivia! Prayers for her, her family and friends. May Jesus hold you all very close at this very sad time. God Bless all of you!
Denise Hilty-Stevens and Family
July 30, 2017
Olivia's soul...an eternal flame
Kate
July 30, 2017
My deepest sympathies to your entire family on your tragic loss of your lovely daughter.
Lisa Walls
July 30, 2017
So sorry to hear of this incredible loss of your dear Olivia...sending prayers of healing for all.
Patti Walkowicz
July 30, 2017
Sending love & prayers to the family.
Phoebe Ozuna
July 30, 2017
Please accept my deepest sympathies.
Yunghung Hsiao
July 30, 2017
Heaven is a little brighter !!!!
July 30, 2017
Our hearts are heavy with the loss of Olivia. Our memories of her smile and enthusiasm about her experience in China shared at Christmas, makes us smile. Olivia will forever be on our minds and in our hearts.
Pam, Mike & Joey Tadych
July 30, 2017