Cover photo for Verna 'Opal' Taylor's Obituary
Verna 'Opal' Taylor Profile Photo
1929 Verna 2021

Verna 'Opal' Taylor

July 20, 1929 — January 31, 2021

Peacefully, with her family by her side, Opal passed away at the Portage District General Hospital on January 31, 2021 at the age of 91 years.

Left to cherish her memory are daughters Sherry and Lorraine (Henry), grandchildren Carter, Samantha (Kevin), Lacey (Derek), Jerri Lynn (Kirk), Skylar (Adrianna), Riley (Katarina) and Courtney and great-grandchildren Aurora, Aiden, Levi, June, Tuck, Maci, Kora and Huxton.

Opal was predeceased by her husband Russell, daughter Kathy Marshall and grandson Dane Marshall.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at McKenzies Portage Funeral Chapel at 1:00 pm.  Interment will follow at St. Anne’s Cemetery.

If friends so desire, donations may be made in Opal’s memory to Sunset Palliative Care Inc., Box 92, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 3B2.

A tree will be planted in memory and cared for by McKenzies Portage Funeral Chapel.


To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Verna 'Opal' Taylor, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

McKenzies Portage Funeral Chapel

56 Royal Rd S, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 1T8

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 10

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree