May 11, 1927 – March 25, 2017
at the age of 89 years
Born to Dan and Marguerite (Murphy) Russell of Didsbury.
Violet married Leslie David Evans in 1948 and they settled on a farm close by, in the Elkton area. After a few years of farming, they moved to Calgary where they resided until their retirement to Sorrento, BC in 1984.
Violet and Les were predeceased by a baby daughter and Violet was predeceased by Les in 2004.
Violet was also predeceased by her brothers Harold, Arnold, Milt, sisters Eula, Laura and Mildred. She is survived by brothers Dan Russell of Vernon, BC and Leonard Russell of Victoria, BC. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
There will be no formal service by Violets request, however a graveside service in Didsbury followed by a fellowship luncheon to celebrate Violets life will be held at a later date.
If desired, donations in Violet’s name may be made to the SPCA of your choice.