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KNIGHT – Viola (McKay)

April 4, 1921 – December 13, 2009

Viola Knight of Airdrie, passed away on Sunday, December 13, 2009 at the age of 88 years after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Vi will be lovingly remembered as a women who loved her family, curling, baking (awesome cook) and winters in Phoenix with many good friends.

Vi is survived by her three children; Shan (Judy) Knight, Eldon (Darlene) Knight and Marvin (Shelley) Knight as well as eight grand children; Shelly (Rick) Miller, Larry (Sharna) Lang, Deanna Lang, Rob Knight, Denise (Wayne) Mullett, Karen (Allan) Metzger, Corine (Bruce) Bushfield and Michael (Erin) Knight as well as eleven great grandchildren and a sister Donna (Bob) Gordon, three brothers; Harold (Audrey) McKay, Eliel (Helen) McKay and Glen (Norine) McKay. Vi was predeceased by her husband Bob Knight in 1979; daughter in law Kay Knight in 2000 and sister Gerry Keim in 2005.

Graveside Service will be held at Crossfield Cemetery, Crossfield, AB on Thursday, December 17, 2009 at 11:30 a.m.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Thursday, December 17, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. Forward condolences through

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Alberta and the Northwest Territories, Administrative Office, 10531 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton AB T5H 4K1. Tel: (1-866) 950-5465, . The family would like to thank the staff of the Crossfield Lodge and Bethany Care Centre, Airdrie for the kindness shown to Vi over the years.

In living memory of Viola Knight, a tree will be planted at Fletcher Park, Airdrie by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. Dear Shirley

    My heart goes out to you and all your family at this sad time. I will hold you close in my thoughts and prayers with the hope that the warm memories you have of your Mom will bring you great comfort in the days ahead.

    My deepest sympathy, Susan

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  2. Mr and Mrs Dale Allsop and Family :

    We the Dale Allsop family..including Tom Allsop and Jennifer and Juli Jacober wish to extend our sincere condolences to the Viola Knight Family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers at this sorrowful time. Viola was very special to the Irricana/Beiseker community and will be sorely missed.

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  3. Adele (Berreth) Belyk and Gene Belyk :

    We are so sorry for your loss.

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