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Margaret Viola (Arb) Read

July 13, 1930 ~ September 17, 2020 (age 90)


“Gramma Read”

It is with great sadness that the family of Margaret Viola Read “Gramma Read” announces her passing on Thursday, September 17th, 2020, after a brief illness.  She was known for being a hard-working woman who spent her life farming God’s ground.

Margaret will be lovingly remembered by her son Clarence; daughter-in-law Alice; siblings Lawrence, Ken, and Ilene; grandchildren Darryl (Rachel), Charryl, Chelsey (Will), Allan, Deanna (Travis), and Daniel (Soniya); great-grandchildren Dustin (Tana), Stephanie (Trent), Duaine (Shan), Isabelle, Alyssa, Zander, Zachary, Hannah, Kate, Kenzie, and Joshua; and great-great-grandchildren Briley, Harlynd, Jaysmlee, Lucas, Isaac, Colby and Blake. Margaret was predeceased by her husband Vernon; son Duaine; great-grandson Dylan; and siblings Bonnie, Bessie, Thelma, Dora, Edgar, and John.

A Funeral Service in memory of Margaret will be held on Thursday, September 24th, 2020 at 1:00 p.m., with a viewing commencing at 12:00 p.m., at the Bashaw United Church (5036 52 Avenue, Bashaw) with Reverend Robin King officiating. The service will be live-streamed and can seen by using the link at the bottom of this page. The Interment Service will follow at the Bashaw Cemetery.

Those who so desire may make donations in memory of Margaret to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.



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Funeral Service
September 24, 2020

1:00 PM
Bashaw United Church
5015-52 Avenue
Bashaw, Alberta T0B 0H0

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