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Viola Myrtle Penland

Birth
Colfax, Whitman County, Washington, USA
Death 9 Apr 1999 (aged 98)
Milwaukie, Clackamas County, Oregon, USA
Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID 9334757 · View Source
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Died in Rose Villa. Daughter of John and Llewelyn Alloway Kneale. Raised and educated in Washington and Montana, she graduated from high school in Philipsburg, MT. She was trained as a registered nurse, graduating from Sacred Heart Hospital, Spokane, WA. She moved to McMinnville in 1925 and worked in McMinnville General Hospital. She and James G. Penland were married Feb. 11, 1933, in McMinn-ville. Mrs. Penland went to work for Dr. Barendrick in McMinnville in 1929 and continued to work in doctors' offices until 1957. She then was employed for nine years with the health departments of Yamhill and Polk counties. She retired in 1967 and moved to Salem. She had lived in Rose Villa since 1975. She was a former member of McMinnville United Methodist Church and a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church. She belonged to PEO Chapter C.H., Portland, and to the Dayton Growl Deans. She is survived by many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1981; a brother, Guy Kneale; and five sisters, Esther McQuestin, Frances Shaw, Christina Linke, Blanche Dennis and Hazel Kipper.


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  • Created by: Sheri West
  • Added: 18 Aug 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9334757
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Viola Myrtle Penland (26 Jun 1900–9 Apr 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9334757, citing Riverview Abbey Mausoleum and Crematory, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Sheri West (contributor 46611462) .