Obituary of Viola Morrow
MORROW: Viola Margaret Morrow passed away peacefully at the Grace Hospital in Winnipeg, MB. on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at the age of 96 years. A private Funeral Service will be held at Brockie Donovan Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 with interment to follow at Rosewood Memorial Gardens in Brandon. Viola leaves to mourn one sister, Alice of Victoria, B.C.; sons, Bill (Mary), and Brent (Sheila) of Margaret, MB.; daughters, Judy (Norman), Jean (Allen) Muggaberg of Winnipeg and June (Jack) Johnston of Kelowna, B.C. Also mourning are twelve grandchildren and their families which include twenty one great grandchildren. Viola was the third child in a family of five. She was born on December 12, 1923 to William and Ida Bennett in Riceton, SK. Viola married Edgar Morrow on February 25, 1944 in Regina, SK. Shortly after the wedding they moved to Portage la Prairie where Edgar was stationed at the McConnell Airbase training to be a navigator; their first son was born there. In 1945, they moved to the family farm where five additional children were born. They remained on the farm until 1980 before retiring to Brandon where they continued to enjoy square dancing, golf, bridge, and family visits. After Edgar’s passing on October 2, 1996, Viola moved to Winnipeg. She lived a full life there, enjoying her last 5 years with her daughter Jean. She is predeceased by her three brothers; her husband, Edgar; daughter, Linda; and grandson, Keith. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 415-1st Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 2W8.
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