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Born: Dec 12, 1923

Date of Passing: Nov 12, 2020

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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 was held at Brockie Donovan Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Interment followed at Rosewood Memorial Gardens in Brandon.
Viola leaves to mourn one sister, Alice of Victoria, BC; sons, Bill (Mary) and Brent (Sheila) of Margaret, MB; daughters, Judy (Norman), Jean (Allen) Muggaberg of Winnipeg and June (Jack) Johnston of Kelowna, BC. Also mourning are 12 grandchildren and their families which include 21 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 Air Base 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 five years with her daughter Jean.
She was 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.
The family invites you to watch Viola's funeral service or leave a message of condolence by visiting her tribute page on Brockie Donovan's website at

Arrangements are in care of Brockie Donovan Funeral & Cremation Services, Brandon, MB, (204) 727-0694.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Nov 21, 2020

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