Margaret Viola (Margo) Pals

March 17, 1929 – November 8, 2020
Margaret Viola (Margo) Pals
March 17, 1929 – November 8, 2020
Margo Pals passed away peacefully November 8, 2020 at Our Lady of the Rosary Continuing Care Facility in Castor, Alberta at the age of 91 years 7 months and 25 days.
Margaret Viola Whitnack was born March 17, 1929 in Calgary, Alberta. The youngest of seven children of Roy and Evelyn Whitnack she was raised on the family farm near Delacour and attended school in Kathryn.
Margo learned how to milk cows and feed pigs and chickens at a young age and as a teenager honed her domestic skills while working for some of the neighbours in the area.
On December 30, 1948 she married the love of her life Bud Pals. To this happy union 7 children were born, and her domestic and organizational skills were put to the test. She was dedicated to her family, her community and her church which was evidenced by her longtime membership in the Hospital Auxiliary and the CWL.
Predeceased by her loving husband Bud; grandson Tyler; parents; 2 sisters and 4 brothers: Margo is survived by her children: Terry (Jim) Perry, Larry (Judith) Pals, Judy (Calvin) Bishell, Karen (Frans) Bouman, Philip (Shelly) Pals, Tim (Natalie) Pals and Russell (Audrey) Pals; 21 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; 3 sisters-in-law: Dianne Bond, Esther Pals and Dorothy Whitnack as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins; host of friends and neighbours.
A funeral mass for Margo was held on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. in Our Lady Of Grace Catholic Church, Castor, Alberta with celebrants Father Roger Niedzielski and Father Mirek Kostarzewski. The interment followed in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Cemetery where Margo was laid to rest beside her loving husband Bud.
Memorial donations in memory of Margo may be made to Our Lady of the Rosary Hospital Auxiliary Box 164, Castor, AB T0C 0X0 or a charity of your choice.
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