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Victoria Ellen Schurch
Funeral service for Victoria Ellen Schurch, 94, of Chickasha, OK will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 6, 2017 in the McRay Funeral Home chapel.  Reverend Michael Oberlender will officiate.
Victoria was born October 26, 1923 to Robert Jerry and Minnie Mae McClaflin in Yale, OK.  She died on November 3, 2017 in Chickasha.
Victoria married Ernest Eldon Morrison December 8, 1938.  Two children were born to this union, Larry Eugene Morrison and Barbara Ann (Morrison) Blevins.  Ernest Eldon died January 19, 1949 in Blair, OK and is buried there.
Victoria married John B. Schurch October 7, 1950 in Altus, OK.  They established their home in Chickasha, OK where John had a mechanic shop and service station.  He retired from the shop in October, 1979.  Victoria worked with him in this business until his retirement.  She continued to work at the Sirloin Stockade for 5 ½ years and then for Badgetts for a year.  She went to work for Walmart in 1986 and worked there 21 ½ years before retiring in 2007.  Victoria was a member of Rebeckah lodge #13 and the LAPM for more than 40 years.  She held all of the offices in each organization and was secretary for both for more than 30 years.  Victoria and John joined the First Christian Church in Chickasha in 1960 or 61. 
Victoria was preceded in death by her husband John Schurch in October, 1990; grandsons Danny Eugene Blevins, Michael Len Blevins and Wayne Parham; granddaughter Telena Cobb; sister Alice Fritz; and brothers Tommy McClaflin and Louis McClaflin.
Victoria leaves to cherish her memory and to carry on, son Larry Eugene Morrison and daughter Barbara and husband Buck Blevins; brother Richard McClaflin; one brother-in-law Norman Fritz; two sisters-in-law Beulah McClaflin and Wyoma Schurch; grandsons Roy and wife Keesha Williams, Christopher Williams and Joe Parham; two great-granddaughters and six great-grandsons.  She also leaves many loved nieces and nephews and their families.  She will be missed.
Interment will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery.  Services are under the direction of McRay Funeral Home.
Published on November 3, 2017
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