Musgrove – Louise June Musgrove (nee Davis) beloved wife of the late Thomas Musgrove. Louise was born June 21, 1932 in Isley, Alberta, and passed away peacefully on Mother’s Day, May 10, 2020 at Sunrise Gardens, Brooks, AB. at the age of 87 years. Louise was the youngest of seven children, and she lost her Mom when she was just 2 years old. She was raised by her Dad and her older siblings, around the community of Marwayne, AB. She often spoke about riding her horse to school in her younger years. When she was about ten years old, the family moved to Dawson Creek, B.C., where she witnessed the beginning of the Alaska Highway. In her late teen years, she moved to Jenner, AB. to help her sister with a new baby. It was there she met her future husband Tom and they were married April 15, 1951 following a huge snowstorm. They farmed, ranched and raised their family in the Patricia area. Tom and Louise had 6 children. Louise was very active with her children’s, and grandchildren’s activities. She was always attending and supporting extended family and community events, sewing for 4-H, cooking and baking. Louise was predeceased by her parents George and Mable (Bendixon) Davis and all her siblings; her sons Larry in 1955, David in 1967, Darcy in 1999; husband Tom in 1997; and grandson Kody Pierson 2003. She will be lovingly remembered by her son Gordon and wife Charlene his children Erin (friend Ian) her children Claire and Nolan, Kari (Mark), Char’s son Jeff (Stephanie) their children Finn and Mauven; daughter Rita and husband Randy, their children Tracy (Dave), Gina (Adrian) and their daughter Elise; son Don (friend Penella), his children Katie and Colton, many relatives and friends. Thank you to the Staff at Sunrise Gardens for their great care and kindness for the last 3½ years. Louise will be lovingly remembered for her charisma, her kind heartedness towards people and animals, her welcoming manner and acceptance of all, and her sense of humour. She was full of love for all who had the pleasure of knowing her and she will be deeply missed. A Family Service was held on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 2:00 PM from Smith Memorial Chapel. Interment followed at the Brooks Cemetery. Rev. David J Carter officiating. In memory of Louise, if friends desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to either Alzheimer Society of Alberta, 10430 – 61 Avenue N.W., Edmonton, Alberta T6H 2J3 or a charity of your choice.
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