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Violet "Vi" Esther (Post) OswaldJuly 3, 1924 ~ February 9, 2017 (age 92)
Violet Esther Oswald
Peacefully on Thursday,February 9, 2017, at Country Meadows Personal Care Home, Neepawa, Mb, beloved wife of the late Fred Oswald passed away at the age of 92 years.
Funeral service will be held in the chapel of the Omega Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 1:30 PM.
Interment will follow in Hillside Cemetery.
Viewing will be held prior to the service.
Predeased by her parents Arthur and Julianna Post; husband Fred Oswald; daughter Jacqueline Caister; son-in-law Keith Birch; brothers Walter and Eddy Post; sisters Minnie Witt and Edna(Oswald) Skanderberg. Violet is survived by 3 daughters: Beverly (Bill) Shaddick, Penny Birch and Pam (Dale) Fries, grandchildren: Richard (Maria), Julia (Tim), Michelle (Grant), Melissa (Cory), Jennifer (Scott), Rebecca and Ryan; several great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
After farming in the Amaranth area for a number of years, Vi and her husband Fred moved to Portage la Prairie. She worked at several ladies clothing stores as well as at a denture clinic prior to retiring. Her and Fred then travelled extensively in Canada and the U.S and finally deciding to spend their winters in Arizona. Her passions were curling, golfing and camping as well as enjoying various crafts, puzzling and family.
Due to declining health her later years were spent in the Lions Prairie Manor and finally at Country Meadows Personal Care Home in Neepawa.
Should friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Country Meadows Personal Care Home, 500 Veterans Way, Neepawa, MB R0J 1H0 or to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba, 108B Saskatchewan Ave E, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 0L1.
Alzheimer Society of Manitoba
108 B Sask Ave E, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 0L1,